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Saturday, 06 April 2013 06:12

Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland body of saltwater, in a worrying downward trend

Qinghai Lake is a Ramsar site.

Qinghai Lake is China's largest inland body of saltwater at 4318 square kilometers in area. Over the past century, however, the lake has found itself in a worrying downward trend as 700 square kilometers of its area have been lost and its surface level has dropped by 13 meters.

 

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