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The Karez System

The Karez system, an irrigation system connected by underground channels, is considered as one of the tree great ancient projects in China, the other two being the great wall and the Grand Canal. There are nearly one thousand Karez totaling five thousand kilometers in length in Turpan, Xinjiang Province. The structure of the Karez basically [...]

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Weather in China

China has a vast area about 9.6 million square kilometers, spanning 51 degrees of latitude that over tropical, subtropical and temperate zones. Influenced by the wide-range latitude and also the complicated geographical terrain, climate, from east to west, south to north, each varies radically. Weather in tropical zones, like Hainan province, southern Taiwan, Guangdong, and [...]

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