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The Desert of Lop

Raoul Schrott

The Desert of Lop

by Raoul Schrott

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published in German: Hauser Verlag, 2000.

StatementRaoul Schrott ; translated from the German by Karen Leeder.
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15993302M
ISBN 100330491539
OCLC/WorldCa55823693

Christoph Baumer at Bronze Age graveyard Käwrigul (Gumugo), Lop Nur, Christoph Baumer (born J in Zurich) is a Swiss scholar and explorer. From onwards, he has conducted explorations in Central Asia, China and Tibet, the results of which have been published in numerous books, scholarly publications and radio programs. Lavishly illustrated, the book also contains much unpublished historical material on the wild camel, the exodus in of Kazakhs across the waterless Desert of Lop, and the first identification of the wild camel in by the famous Russian explorer, Nikolai Prejevalsky. More info.

Lop Nur South Ancient City, Ruoqiang county: Address, Lop Nur South Ancient City Reviews: 5/5. there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. Lop Nur South Ancient City Southwest of Lop Nur Desert, Ruoqiang county China. Website. Best nearby. 0 Restaurants 5/52 TripAdvisor reviews.   GREAT DESERT EXPLORERS by Andrew Goudie; Silphium Press; [pounds sterling] (hardback) [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This well-organised and beautifully produced book highlights the careers of those who have been hopelessly seduced by the desert's spell; romantics, explorers, adventurers, solitaries and escapees--all victims of desert seduction - many who 'travel for .

Our reconstruction indicates that the west bank of Lake Lop Nur was sufficiently wetter than present conditions to support riparian forest growth composed mainly of P. euphratica, tamarisk shrubs, and reed meadows, until approximately AD These wetter conditions and flourishing civilization accompanied an increase in precipitation in arid.   Where you’d normally find the copyright details, instead there are instructions on things not to do while reading the book (whatever you do, don’t dog-ear the pages) and some unlikely production notes (“Printed in a nomad’s tent in the desert of Lop”).


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Reviewed by Stacey Seay/5(2). Get this from a library. The desert of Lop. [Raoul Schrott; Karen J Leeder] -- "A poetic love story, a reminiscence of countries and cities: Raoul Schrott tells a story about a man and three women, about a little town in the desert and about travelling on other continents.".

The Lop Desert, or the Lop Depression, is a desert extending from Korla eastwards along the foot of the Kuruk-tagh (meaning Dry Mountain) to the formerly terminal Tarim Basin in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. The Desert of Lop, by Raoul Schrott, translated by Karen Leeder The Desert of Lop, by Raoul Schrott, translated by Karen Leeder Robertson, Ritchie Translation and Literature 14 () farcical, unacceptableâ, to quote his translator (Anthony Burgess).

One may be unable to attribute correctly such changes as making Roxane an amateur painter in Act V (instead of. Lop is a large town at the edge of the Desert, which is called the Desert of Lop, and is situated between east and north-east.

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Setting. The setting is a world dominated by the Magisterium. Lop Nur or Lop Nor (from a Mongolian name meaning "Lop Lake", where "Lop" is a toponym of unknown origin) is a former salt lake, now largely dried up, located between the Taklamakan and Kumtag deserts in the southeastern portion of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous stratively, the lake is in Lop Nur town (Chinese: 罗布泊镇; pinyin: Luóbùpō zhèn), also known as Luozhong (罗中.

Written for children, this book tells the story of a young boy called Bradford and his search for the elusive wild camel in the Desert of Lop. Full of excitement and adventure, it is an enthralling tale for young children which, at the same time, teaches them about an amazing survivor in a salt water, hostile environment – the critically.

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The Quest For Lop Nur. Lop Nur, also called Lop Nor former saline lake in northwestern China that is now a salt-encrusted lake bed.

It lies within the Tarim Basin of the eastern Takla Makan Desert, in the Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, and is one of the most barren areas of China. Bradford and the Journey to the Desert of Lop.

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The Taklimakan Desert in the Tarim Basin, western China, the second largest shifting-sand desert in the world, is part of the prominent arid zone in Central Asia. Today, extremely dry climate prevails in the basin (annual precipitation. Geography.

The Gobi measures over 1, km (1, mi) from southwest to northeast and km ( mi) from north to south. The desert is widest in the west, along the line joining the Lake Bosten and the Lop Nor (87°–89° east). It occupies an arc of land in area as of ; it is the sixth-largest desert in the world and Asia's 2nd of the Gobi is not sandy but has exposed bare.

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Aug -Wild Heart Ranch Inc., a children's toy and ."Lop-Nor. A Chinese Lake. Part I. The Unexplored Salt Desert of Lop" is an article from Bulletin of the American Geographical Society, Volume View more articles from Bulletin of the American Geographical Society.

View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata. Desert of Hami and the Pe-shan Mountains.—This section occupies the space between the Tian-shan system on the N.

and the Nan-shan Mountains on the S., and is connected on the W. with the desert of Lop. The classic account is that of Przhevalsky, who crossed the desert from Hami (or Khami) to Su-chow (not Sa-chow) in the summer of