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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: The ‘last tear of the Atlantic’ – Sayram Lake in Xinjiang – Ep. 7” – below is their description.
Sayram Lake is located in the northern Tianshan Mountains in Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It covers an area of 453 square kilometers and contains 21 billion cubic meters of water. As the last place to feel the warm air current of the Atlantic Ocean, the lake is nicknamed the “last tear of the Atlantic.” #AmazingXinjiangCGTN YouTube Channel
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The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world’s oceans, with an area of about 106,460,000 km². It covers approximately 20 percent of Earth’s surface and about 29 percent of its water surface area.
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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.