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title Chinas Geoclimatic Setting © Howard R. Spendelow Georgetown University revised 08 Dec 2011
China = rooster
Pan-Gallo: the world as a giant chicken…
Tectonic plate movement
Precipitation in North China, by month
Average Annual Temperature
extent of loess deposits
Chinas loess plateau ( )
global loess deposits
loess landscape, Shanxi
extreme loess terracing
more loess terracing…
historical shifts of the Yellow River bed (with Grand Canal)
Wei River (Shaanxi) filled with loess
caves dug into a loess hillside, N. China
digging loess as a building material, Xian
Cave houses in a loess cliff
terracing with loess
Bayanbulak grasslands, Xinjiang Uygur A.R.
Li River in Guilin, Guangxi A.R.
Karst formations, somewhere…
Zhangjiajie in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Hunan - UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992 (photo by Adam Murray, SFS 02)
Linkages between villages and markets
Markets in Sichuan, mid-20 th century
residential loess caves
Arial view of central Shanxi
Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
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