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China : Xīnjiāng Wéiwú’ěr Zìzhìqū

15.5 km (9.6 miles) WNW of Turpan, Xīnjiāng, China
Approx. altitude: 192 m (629 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 43°S 91°W

Accuracy: 1.2 km (1312 yd)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: 从汇交点向东和向南望的景观 / East view and South view #3: 从汇交点向西和向北望的景观 / West view and North view #4: Wind power #5: HuoYanShan (flames mountain) #6: GPS显示 / GPS show #7: Raisins drying house

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  43°N 89°E (visit #2) (incomplete) 

#1: General view

(visited by Wang Jun, Li Hong Wen, Han Yong Cai, Zhang Rui Lin and Li Xiao Li)

English Narrative

25-Aug-2008 -- 清晨从乌鲁木齐出发,踏上了返程的路。返程路上也有许多著名的景点,其中就有今天上午路过的火焰山和大坂城。人们对它的向往是从王洛宾的歌和《西游记》中得到的。即使是神话传说也多少来源于生活,这里的确是很热,沿着高速公路一路向东,只是走马观花,没有机会看到大坂城的姑娘,不过走过了整个西域,对西域的少数民族已经有了很多好感。尽管离这个CP很近,但为了照顾车上其他几位的情绪,就不能寻访到底了,这也是我这一趟西行最大的遗憾之一。

English Narrative

25-Aug-2008 --Early morning departure from Urumqi. Back on the road there are many well-known attractions, including the passing this morning Huoyanshan and Osaka City. Passed close to this CP


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#1: General view
#2: 从汇交点向东和向南望的景观 / East view and South view
#3: 从汇交点向西和向北望的景观 / West view and North view
#4: Wind power
#5: HuoYanShan (flames mountain)
#6: GPS显示 / GPS show
#7: Raisins drying house
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