or Dzungarian Basin or Dzungaria geographical name region W China in N Xinjiang Uygur N of the Tian Shan

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  • Junggar Pendi — [zhooŋ′gär΄ pen′dē] region in N Xinjiang, China, between the Tian Shan & the Altai Mountains * * * …   Universalium

  • Junggar Pendi — [zhooŋ′gär΄ pen′dē] region in N Xinjiang, China, between the Tian Shan & the Altai Mountains …   English World dictionary

  • Junggar-Wüste — 45.1363387.6708987Koordinaten: 45° 8′ N, 87° 40′ O …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Junggar Basin — ▪ basin, China Chinese (Pinyin)  Zhunga er Pendi  or  (Wade Giles romanization)  Chun ko erh P en ti,  conventional  Dzungarian Basin        extensive basin in the Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang (Sinkiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of),… …   Universalium

  • Dzungaria — For empire established by the Dzungar people, see Zunghar Khanate. Dzungaria   Dzungar …   Wikipedia

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  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • Asia — /ay zheuh, ay sheuh/, n. a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. 2,896,700,000; ab. 16,000,000 sq. mi. (41,440,000 sq. km). * * * I Largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean …   Universalium

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