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What is the vast desert in northwestern China that helped isolate the country from West Asia?
Taklimakan Desert
What is the body of water that is bounded by Japan, China, and Taiwan?
East China Sea
What body of water is surrounded by the Asian mainland and Taiwan, the Phillipines, and Borneo?
South China Sea
What is the tallest peak in the Himalayas Mountains?
Mount Everest
What is the mountain range in western China that separates China from Takzhikistan, Kirgizia, and Zazakhstan?
Tian Mountains
What is the lowland region west of the Gobi Desert that, at 505 feet below sea level, is China's lowest point?
Turfan Depression
What is the river that rises on the Tibetan Plateau and flows southeast to the South China Sea?
Mekong River
What is the plain upon which China's capital, Beijing, is located?
North China Plain
What is the river that begins in the plateau of Tibet and runs across the farmlands of northeastern China?
Yellow River
What is the plateau in the southwestern part of China that comprises approximately one fourth of the whole country?
Plateau of Tibet
What is the mountain range south of the Plateau of Tibet that extends 1,500 miles through six countries?
Himalayas Mountains
What body of water is located between Korea and China?
Yellow Sea
What is the river that flows from the Plateau of Tibet across central and southern China to the East China Sea?
Yangzi River
What is the desert that extends 1,000 miles through southeast Mongolia and north China?
Gobi Desert
What is the plateau in southern China where much of China's rice is grown?
Yunnan Plateau
What is the basin in central China that is south of the Quin Ling Mountains?
Sichuan Basin