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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Explore enchanting scenery at Kurdai Grand Canyon in NW China’s Xinjiang – Ep. 2” – below is their description.
Towering mountain ridges and peaks, steep cliffs, winding rivers, clear lakes, and a vast expanse of grassland feed your eyes everywhere at the Kalajun scenic spot in Tekes County, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Kurdai Grand Canyon stands more than 2,400 meters above sea level in eastern Kalajun, with valleys 350 meters deep on average.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains. It’s home to many ethnic minority groups, including the Turkic Uyghur people. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar.