There are eight famous deserts in China, among which taklamakan is known as the "sea of death". Its frequent sandstorms and peculiar dune forms make it a mysterious carrier, attracting many explorers to explore it. On the afternoon of December 20, chairman wang fengcheng of peace culture development group led a group of senior executives to xinjiang to inspect the alar kungang ancient tombs and taklamakan desert scenic spot project. Li lixin, political commissar of the 11th regiment of the 1st xinjiang division, accompanied the inspection and introduced the surrounding environment and current situation.
During the visit, li lixin introduced in detail the taklamakan desert, which is located in the center of the tarim basin in southern xinjiang. It is the largest desert in China, the tenth largest desert in the world and the second largest mobile desert in the world. The entire desert is about 1,000 kilometers long from east to west and 400 kilometers wide from north to south, covering an area of 330,000 square kilometers. The average annual precipitation is no more than 100 mm, the minimum is only four or five mm; But the average evaporation is as high as 2500 ~ 3400 mm. Here, pyramid-shaped dunes stand 300 meters above the plain. Strong winds can blow sand walls up to three times their height. Sand dunes stretch in the desert and are often moved by wind. "Desert smoke straight, long river falling yen" is the best explanation of here, drive in the desert road is like the boat ocean, the boundless taklimakan under the vast sky, it can produce a shock and awe in the ethereal strange power, make everyone in the face of this scene feel life is insignificant.
The ancient silk road passed through the entire southern tip of the city. Many archaeological records show that there was a lot of prosperity in the desert hinterland. In the niya river, kriya river and andi valley, one of the thirty-six countries in the western region of the country, the country and the ancient ruins of goods, so far few people to or little known. On the red and white mountains by the river hetian, the magnificent fortress built in the tang dynasty still stands. Can not help but make a person exclamation "desert wind and dust sun color faint, the red flag half roll out the driving door" clang momentum!
This visit has laid a good foundation for the future cultural and tourism cooperation in xinjiang, which is of great significance. Wang fengcheng, chairman of the board of directors, said that to build a comprehensive cultural tourism project with desert culture as the theme can give full play to the resource advantages of aral. He hopes to strengthen cooperation in cultural tourism in the future, jointly create a characteristic international tourism industry, and better drive the surrounding tourism and economic and social development.