Quintu lake

Increased farm production, a warmer climate and redirected water sources have led to rapid desertification in many parts of northern China and Inner Mongolia. Increased drought means less vegetation can survive to hold the sand in place. This leads to less moisture being retained.

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39.13492°N, 103.64101°E
Increased farm production, a warmer climate and redirected water sources have led to rapid desertification in many parts of northern China and Inner Mongolia. Increased drought means less vegetation can survive to hold the sand in place. This leads to less moisture being retained.
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