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  mejorprecio.com Jade
There, white and greenish nephrite jade is found in small quarries and as pebbles and boulders in the rivers flowing from the Kuen-Lun mountain range northward into the Takla-Makan desert area.
River jade collection was concentrated in the Yarkand, the White Jade (Yurungkash) and Black Jade (Karakash) Rivers.
From the Kingdom of Khotan, on the southern leg of the Silk Road, yearly tribute payments consisting of the most precious white jade were made to the Chinese Imperial court and there transformed into objets d'art by skilled artisans as jade was considered more valuable than gold or silver.
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  Karakash River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Karakash or Black Jade River, also spelled Karakax (Chinese: 黑玉河; pinyin: Hēiyù hé) flows from its origin near Sumde on the northern slopes of the Karakoram Range, the actual Aksai Chin on the Tibetan Plateau westward along the northern crest range of the Kunlun Mountains.
The Karakash River then turns sharply northwards near Xaidulla, the ancient Shahidulla Mazar of Aurel Stein, and, after traversing the mountain range and passing through the town of Khotan, loses itself in the Takla Makan desert.
The Karakash River is famous for its white and greenish jade (nephrite) carried as river boulders and pebbles toward Khotan, as does the nearby Yurungkash (or 'White Jade') River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Karakash_River   (209 words)

  
 jade - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
There white and greenish nephrite jade is found in small quarries and as pebbles and boulders in the rivers flowing from the Kuen-Lun mountain range northward into the Takla-Makan desert area.
River jade collection was concentrated in the Yarkand, the White Jade (Yurungkash) and Black Jade (Karakash) Rivers.
From the Kingdom of Khotan, on the southern leg of the Silk Road, yearly tribute payments consisting of the most precious white jade where made to the Chinese Imperial court and there transformed into objets d'art by skilled artisans as jade was considered more valuable than gold or silver.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/jade   (345 words)

  
 Gemology World - Can. Institute of Gemmology
Initially the primary source for ancient jade by the Chinese was the K'un Lun Mountains of southeastern Turkestan and the adjacent Karakash or Black Jade River and Yurungash or White Jade River in the vicinity of the oasis of Khotan (Dohrenwend 1971: 10).
from the detritus in the valleys of the Uru River and its tributaries.
The main river in the area is the Uru, which serves roughly as the eastern boundary of the Jade Tract.
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 Khotan - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
An important station on the southern route of the historic Silk Road, it has always depended on two strong rivers the Karakash River and the Yurungkash River to provide the water needed to survive on the southwestern edge of the vast Taklamakan, the world's second largest desert.
The town lies just west of the Yurungkash River or White Jade River, named for the white jade recovered from its alluvial deposits.
The river still provides water and irrigation for the town and region.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Khotan   (856 words)

  
 Kunlun Mountains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Karakash River in the Western Kunlun Shan, seen from the Tibet-Xinjiang highway
Bayankala Mountains, a southern branch of the Kunlun Mountains, forms the watershed between the catchment basins of China's two longest rivers, the Yangtze River and the Huang He.
The mountain range formed at the northern edges of the Cimmerian Plate during its collision, in the late Triassic, with the Siberia, which resulted in the closing of the Paleo-Tethys Ocean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kunlun_Shan   (327 words)

  
 Jade - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Jade is the official gemstone of British Columbia, where it is found in large deposits in the Lillooet and Cassiar regions.
During Neolithic times, the key known sources of nephrite jade in China for utilitarian and ceremonial jade items were the now depleted deposits in the Ningshao area in the Yangtze River Delta (Liangzhu jade culture 3400–2250 BC) and in an area of the Liaoning province in Inner Mongolia (Hongshan culture 4700–2200 BC).
River jade collection was concentrated in the Yarkand, the White Jade(Yurungkash) and Black Jade (Karakash) Rivers.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Jade   (768 words)

  
 List of rivers in China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of rivers which are at least partially located in China and their termini:
Karakash (Black Jade River) - ends in the Taklamakan desert
Table of rivers in China with Chinese names and useful data
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rivers_in_China   (143 words)

  
 Karakash River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Karakash or Black Jade River flows from its origin near Sumde on the northern slopes of the Karakorum Mountain range, theactual Aksai Chin on the Tibetan Plateau westward along the northern crest range of the Kuen Lun's.
The Karakash river then turnssharply northwards near Xaidulla, the ancient Shahidulla Mazar of Aurel Stein, and, after traversing the mountain range andpassing through the town of Khotan, looses itself in the Takla Makan desert.
The Karakash river is famous for its white andgreenish Jade (Nephrite) carried as river boulders and pebbles toward Khotan.
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 List of rivers of asia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Gems - Jade
Much of the material used by the Chinese at the present time comes from spots near the southern boundary of Eastern Turkestan, especially in the valleys of the rivers Karakash and Yarkand in the Kwen Lun range of mountains; it is also found farther north at the river Kashgar.
Verdite is a stone of rich green colour which is found in the form of large boulders in the North Kaap River, South Africa ; it is composed of green mica (fuchsite) and some clayey matter.
Jade has of recent years been imitated in glass, but the latter is recognizable by its vitreous lustre and inferior hardness, and sooner or later by its frangibility.
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 A selection of antique hand crafted Chinese jadeite jade buttons An...
There white and greenish nephrite jade is found in small quarries and as pebbles and boulders in the rivers flowing from the Kuen-Lun mountain range Kuen-Lun mountain range northward into the Takla-Makan desert Takla-Makan desert area.
River jade collection was concentrated in the Yarkand Yarkand, the White or Jade picking (Yurungkash Yurungkash) and Black Jade (Karakash Karakash) Rivers.
Jadeite with its bright emerald-green, pink, lavender and brown colors was imported from Burma Burma to China only after the 17th century 17th century and became known as Feitsu or Kingfisher (feathers) Jade.
www.biodatabase.de /Jade   (400 words)

  
 India’s China War by Neville Maxwell
In the middle of nineteenth century, Russians annexed all of China’s territory north of the Amur River, and was grinding into China in central Asia, pushing back the frontier of Chinese Tukestan (Sinkiang).
In 1911, at the establishment of the Republic of China, the Chinese nationalists began demanding the abrogation of the "unequal treaties" and restoration of former frontiers.
The Punjabis encountered the Chinese in company strength on both sides of the river that was forced by the monsoon rains.
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 HISTORY
Today, only the Karakash, one small group of three to four thousand Dônme, continue in the traditional ways and does not marry out.
One of the Dônme's distinctive rituals was the Festival of the Lamb, celebrated in spring on the night between the 21st and 22nd of Adar.
These Karakash Dônme are the last Shabbateans, the surviving descendants of those children of Israel who once found themselves swept up in one of the strange, dramatic events of Jewish history.
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 [ content-available.be | Kunlun Mountains Resources ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A integer of needed rivers stream from it inclusive of the Karakash River ('Black Jade River') 'n the Yurungkash River ('White Jade River'), which stream nailed down the Khotan Oasis into the Taklamakan Desert.
Bayankala Mountains, a southern branch of the Kunlun Mountains, insubstantial shuffling the watershed within the catchment basins of China's two longest rivers, the Yangtze River 'n the Huang He.
The mountain swing formed at the northern edges of the Cimmerian Plate when its collision, in the next Triassic, with the Siberia, which resulted in the closing of the Paleo-Tethys Ocean.
www.content-available.be /Kunlun_Mountains   (353 words)

  
 Jade Necklace
Of the two,jadeite is rarer, and is the form of jade mostly used in CentralAmerica.
There white and greenish nephrite jade is found in small quarries and as pebblesand boulders in the rivers flowing from the Kuen-Lunmountain range northward into the Takla-Makan desert area.River jade collection was concentrated in the Yarkand, the White Jade (Yurungkash) and Black Jade(Karakash) Rivers.
From the Kingdom of Khotan, on the southern leg of the Silk Road,yearly tribute payments consisting of the most precious white jade where made to the Chinese Imperial court and there...
www.altvetmed.com /face/4372-jade-necklace.html   (536 words)

  
 List of rivers of Asia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pearl River - China - South China Sea
Tumen River - China, North Korea, Russia - Sea of Japan
Yellow River (Huang He) - China - Yellow Sea
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rivers_of_Asia   (192 words)

  
 Kunlun_range info here at en.12-year.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A numeral of appurtenant rivers spurt from it together with the Karakash River ('Black Jade River') & the Yurungkash River ('White Jade River'), which spurt washed-up the Khotan Oasis into the Taklamakan Desert.
Bayankala Mountains, a southern branch of the Kunlun Mountains, bureaucracy the watershed inserted the catchment basins of China's two longest rivers, the Yangtze River & the Huang He.
The mountain fars not on formed at the northern edges of the Cimmerian Plate nucleus its collision, in the abaft time Triassic, with the Siberia, which resulted in the closing of the Paleo-Tethys Ocean.
en.12-year.info /Kunlun_Range   (448 words)

  
 Jade Necklace
Of the two,jadeite is rarer, and is the form of jade mostly used in CentralAmerica.
There white and greenish nephrite jade is found in small quarries and as pebblesand boulders in the rivers flowing from the Kuen-Lunmountain range northward into the Takla-Makan desert area.River jade collection was concentrated in the Yarkand, the White Jade (Yurungkash) and Black Jade(Karakash) Rivers.
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They did not want the country they loved to be doing bad things (such as, in their opinion, that war).
I made up one and posted it awhile ago (non-canon) and I have hinted strongly to the authors that it would be a good idea if some were in forthcoming supplements.
As long as the deal was 'mutually satisfying' and both > parties bargain in good faith and kept up their end of the bargain, > it is, by definition, honorable.
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 Karakash River Encyclopedia Article @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Karakash River Encyclopedia Article @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)
The line would run "along Kuen Lung watershed to frontier of Tibet crossing Karakash river, the plain of Aksai Chin being left on our side of the frontier".
AlienArtifacts.com is designed and maintained by Kurt Karr and is hosted by pair Networks.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Karakash_River   (108 words)

  
 Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chinese scientists are proposing that nuclear blasts be used to dig an underground irrigation tunnel between the Yarlung Zangbo River in Tibet and Xinjiang's Taklimakan Desert.
In Suydun, Borotal (Ili Region), Kargalik, and Karakash (Hotan Region) arrests were made during the exhibitions after informants had made their reports.
In Karakash the crowd protested out against a soldier during the arrest of well-known citizen Turap Kara.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/data/chiturkchro.htm   (12506 words)

  
 The China-India Border War (1962) in depth - Accultured Robot
the source of the Karakash, the line of hills to be followed runs north-east to a point east of Kizil Jilga and from there, in a south- easterly direction, follows the Lak Tsung (Lokzhung) Range until that meets a spur.
Part of the Outer Line was demarcated, from the Bhutanese border to the Baroi River at latitude 27o, longitude 93o 20'.
As the Chinese pressed their attack, the Indian force of fifty was ordered to disengage and retreat to the river; engagement at Tseng Jong would have meant disaster for the Indians.
www.accultured.com /page.php?id=30   (17459 words)

  
 Herald-Review - Grand Rapids, Minnesota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
7, 1978—Selected to the All-Northern Lakes Conference Volleyball Team were Linda Sobtzak and Kathy Stoll, both of Greenway; Melanie Barret, Stephanie Sjolund and Jeanne Stejskal, all of Deer River; Sharon Aakhus and Kris Kaczor, both of Bigfork; Vicky Christensen, Jean Clark and Laura Hilton, all of Hill City; Sandra Carneiro, Nashwauk-Keewatin; and Wendy Krissow, Northland-Remer.
Dec, 10, 1953—Deer River beat Keewatin in basketball 68-43.
Allen Keiski and Steve Karakash both scored 11 points to pace Chisholm.
www.grandrapids-mn.com /placed/index.php?sect_rank=4&story_id=158881   (952 words)

  
 Rivers of China Encyclopedia Article @ ChinaPowerhouse.com (China Powerhouse)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Rivers of China Encyclopedia Article @ ChinaPowerhouse.com (China Powerhouse)
More Rivers of China Page Titles on this Site
ChinaPowerhouse.com is designed and maintained by Kurt Karr and is hosted by pair Networks.
www.chinapowerhouse.com /encyclopedia/Category:Rivers_of_China   (85 words)

  
 jade information site
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 Project South Asia
For instance, Aksai Chin, which is part of Hotien County of Sinkiang, means "the desert of white stones" in the Uighur language; while the Karakash River which flows through this area means "the river of the fl jade" in the Uighur language.
It is particularly impermissible to use the watershed as a pretext for seeking a boundary line within the territory of another country.
On the contrary, the traditional customary line as shown on Chinese maps truly reflects the geographical features of this area, that is, having no steep slopes in the north-south direction, the area is easily passable and, therefore, naturally forms the only route linking Sinkiang and western Tibet.
projectsouthasia.sdstate.edu /Docs/history/primarydocs/sino-indianborder/border007.htm   (9434 words)

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