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The Gobi Desert- Samantha Davis

important facts about the Gobi Desert

Samantha Davis

on 27 April 2010

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Transcript of The Gobi Desert- Samantha Davis

The Gobi Desert contains the last remaining two humped camels and the only known desert dwelling bears called the Gobi bears. On the northern edge of the Gobi Desert is a small oasis which provides
drinking water and food for herders and livestock. Ekhingol,an oasis in Southern Gobi, was an important aricultural research station during communist times. Cashmere goats are raised in the Gobi desert and used for their fine hair. In the northern part of the Gobi desert there is some vegetation so it is home to nomads and herders to raise livestock. The Gobi is notable in history as being part of the Mongol Empire and the location of important cities along the Silk Road. The Nemeget Basin in the northwestern part of the Gobi Desert is famous for its dinosaur eggs and prehistocir fossils. The Gobi desert is home to an important plant called the saxaul because it provides fuel, food, and shelter. Since 1995, oil has been produced in the eastern part of the Gobi desert for caravans traveling through the desert. It is a popular tourist destination because of its rare species and unique sand dunes. If only one piece of Chinese culture was going to be saved it should be the Gobi Desert. The Gobi Desert is most notable in history as being part of the Mongol Empire and it was a location of very important cities along the Silk Road. This is important because it helped shape Chinese culture. It is also a very important site because it attracts tourism in China. Other important aspects of the Gobi desert are that it is a source of food for nomads and herders and it allows for vegetation to grow for the livestock living there. Some parts of the Gobi Desert were used as agricultural research stations in communist times. The Importance of the Gobi Desert
By:Samantha Davis
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