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Gobi Desert LandscapeGobi Desert Facts:

-Gobi means “Waterless Place”
– It is approximately 500,000 square miles
– Only 5% is sand dunes
– Contains 5 disctinct ecoregions
– Currently expanding due to desertification
– Lies in a rain shadow caused by the Himalayas
– Fifth t largest desert in the world
– It is a cold desert
– Populated mostly Mongols and Han Chinese
– Located on a Plateau around 3,000 to 5,000 feet above sea level

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Wed 02/09/11 by Anonymous
you have a lot of info on the gobi desert and some really cool facts.

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thanks
Wed 02/02/11 by Anonymous
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how old is the gobi desert???
Sun 01/16/11 by Anonymous
how old is the gobi desert???

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Tue 02/08/11 by Anonymous
well actually the gobi desert isnt a person therefor it is completely impossible to have a specific age
sincerly Aneda Mandakiss

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hiiiiiiiii
Sat 02/26/11 by Anonymous
well the earth isn’t a person but it still has a age.

p.s things don’t have to be people to have an age!!

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I know how old the gobi desert is
Wed 02/02/11 by Anonymous
the gobi desert is around 50 million years old I know becuase we di the gobi desert at school

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how old is the gobi desert?
Wed 02/02/11 by Anonymous
I dont know

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cool
Thu 01/13/11 by Anonymous
its so asome there.

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🙂
Sun 01/02/11 by Anonymous
the gobi desert is in china and it is mostly covered with rocks instead of sand. <3 reply more facts Sun 11/28/10 by Anonymous gobi desert is located in asia reply This place is great? Sat 11/27/10 by Anonymous Anyways just wanted to chime in and say what a great place this is. reply big Mon 11/08/10 by Anonymous it is big and the 5 lagest desert in the would reply Thank you Fri 10/15/10 by Anonymous Thank you for all the information put up! 🙂 They're very helpful!! reply gobi desert Sun 09/26/10 by Anonymous a beatiful place reply Post new comment Subject: Comment: * Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Allowed HTML tags:

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