Tengger Desert

Landscape of the southern fringe of the Tengger Desert
Map of China with Inner Mongolia highlighted in orange and Alxa League, where the desert is located, highlighted in red.
The Tengger Desert (Mongolian: Тэнгэр цөл, Chinese: 腾格里沙漠; pinyin: Ténggélǐ Shāmò; literally: "Sky Desert") is an arid natural region that covers about 36,700 km2 and is mostly in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China.

The desert is expanding in size.

Camel ride in the Tengger Desert, August 19, 2005

A view of the Tengger Desert

Coordinates: 38°42′N 104°42′E / 38.700°N 104.700°E / 38.700; 104.700


This page was last edited on 9 December 2017, at 10:33.
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tengger_Desert under CC BY-SA license.

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