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7 Xinjiang
Pages 109-120

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... occupies the eastern Pamir Plateau and northern Tibetan Plateau in southernmost Xinjiang. This subzone is characterized by high-cold desert and desert steppe vegetation.
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From page 114...
... System pasture pasture pasture Alrai Alpine and subalpine meadow, Low-monrane I-ow-monrane desert alpine meadow sreppe, shrubland sreppe montane forest meadow, steppe meadow steppe Northern Alpine and subalpine meadow, Forest steppe, Typical steppe, slope of subalpine meadow steppe, typical steppe desert steppe, Tianshan forest steppe desert Southern Alpine meadow, subalpine Typical sreppe, Steppe desert, slope of steppe, alpine steppe desert steppe desert Tianshan Kunlun Alpine and subalpine Desert sreppe, steppe, desert sreppe sreppe desert, desert SOURCE: XIST (1964)
From page 116...
... According to Xu, more than 2 million animals die in Xinjiang each year, which is equal to the number of commodity animals purchased in that region during the same period. Weight loss is an even more serious problem: based on a conversion between sheep units and kilograms of body weight, Xu calculates that annual weight loss accounts for four times the sheep lost by death and more than can be made up by the net annual increase in the number of animals.

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