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Tibet, Plateau of


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  • Variants

    • Chʻing-tsang Kao-yüan
    • Chʻing-tsang-ta Kao-yüan
    • Hsi-tsang Kao-yüan
    • Hsi-tsang tʻai-ti
    • Plateau of Tibet
    • Qing Zang Gaoyuan
    • Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
    • Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
    • Qingzang Gaoyuan
    • Tibet, Plateau of (China)
    • Tibetan Highland
    • Tibetan Plateau
    • Xizang Gaoyuan
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Tibet, Plateau of (China)
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Chung-kuo ti chih k'o hsüeh yüan. Kao yüan ti chih yen chiu so. Ch'ing tsang kao yüan ti chih t'u, 1980.
    • found: BGN, Dec. 3, 1984(Qing Zang Gaoyuan [Chinese], Plateau of Tibet [conventional], plat. 33⁰00ʹN 92⁰00ʹE; variants: Tibetan Plateau, Tibetan Highland, Hsi-tsang Kao-yüan, Ch'ing-tsang-ta Kao-yüan, Hsi-tsang T'ai-ti, Ch'ing-tsang Kao-yüan)
    • found: LC database, March 3, 1986(Qinghai-Tibet Plateau; Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) Plateau)
    • found: Geonet, March 14, 2011(Qing Zang Gaoyuan; provides variants as listed above in Dec. 3, 1984 BGN citation; plateau in China)
    • found: Wikipedia, March 14, 2011(Tibetan Plateau: a.k.a. Qinghai-Tibetan (Qingzang) Plateau; a vast, elevated plateau in Central Asia covering most of the Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province, in addition to smaller portions of western Sichuan, southwestern Gansu, and northern Yunnan in China and Ladakh in India-controlled Kashmir)
    • found: Britannica online, March 14, 2011(Plateau of Tibet: vast, high plateau of southwestern China; encompasses all of the Tibet Autonomous Region and much of Qinghai Province and extends into western Sichuan Province and southern Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang; lies between the Kunlun Moutains and its associated rangers to the north and the Himalayas and Karakoram Range to the south and southwest, respectively; extends eastward to the Daxue Mountains, and, further south, to the northern and central portions of the Hengduan Mountains; a region of tangled mountains and uplands that are generally above 13,000 to 15,000 feet in elevation; Mount Everest, on the China-Nepal border, is the world's highest peak)
    • found: BGN(plain; 33°00ʹ00ʺN 092°00ʹ00ʺE)
    • notfound: Lippincott;Rand McNally;Web. geog.
  • Change Notes

    • 2003-07-14: new
    • 2011-06-30: revised
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