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  Photos from China, Kashgar, Sunday Market, Urumqui, Xinjiang, Pictures Mon-Photo
86 degrees 40.2 minutes E) in the Dzoosotoyn Elisen Desert, 1,645 miles (2648 km) from the nearest coastline (straight-line distance).
Xinjiang is known for its fruits and produce including grapes and melons.
The actual point of land remotest from the sea is approximately 200 miles away from Ürümqi at Lat.
www.mon-photo.com /Asia/China_2   (380 words)

  New Scientist Last Word Blog: Landlubber
The acknowledged point furthest from any ocean is the Dzoosotoyn Elisen Desert, China.
The furthest point from the sea is known as the "Eurasian pole of inaccessibility".
It is located approximately 320 miles from the Chinese city of Urumqi at 46°16.8′N, 86°40.2′E. (In the Dzoosotoyn Elisen Desert).
www.newscientist.com /blog/lastword/2007/09/landlubber.html   (290 words)

  Dzoosotoyn Elisen Desert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dzoosotoyn Elisen Desert is a remote, arid, and rugged area of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.
The nearest population center to this sparsely populated land is the city of Urumqi.
It is in this desert that the remotest point of land from any sea is located.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dzoosotoyn_Elisen_Desert   (137 words)

 Dzungaria - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Dzungaria
Oil was discovered in 1954, and large-scale production from the Karamay oilfield began in 1956; the output in 1997 was 8 million tonnes.
The steppes and deserts are sparsely settled by Kazakhs, Mongols, and Chinese Muslims.
The name of the area derives from the Dzungar, one of the ethnic groups under Mongolian rule during the 17th century.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Dzungaria   (189 words)

 Tour de China
Xinjiang covers an area of 1.65 million km2, which is the largest in all the province-level administrative regions of China and takes up about a sixth of country's territory.
About one-quarter of the area is covered by Dzoosotoyn Elisen Desert.
60% of the area is mountain region, 30% is Gobi Desert and 10% is green zone.
tour-de-china.com /en/news_060710.html   (615 words)

 Photos from Xinjiang, a Muslim region in western China
Formed geologically from the collision of the Indian plate with the Eurasian plate, Xinjiang's topographical diversity rivals that of its human population, with deserts, evergreen forests, and some of the world's highest mountains.
The province includes Earth's most remote land point, lying in the Dzoosotoyn Elisen Desert some 1,645 miles from the nearest coastline.
The village serves as a military outpost to patrol the Tajikistan border region.
news.mongabay.com /2006/1009-xinjiang.html   (578 words)

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