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see DzungariaDzungaria
or Junggar
, physical region (c.300,000 sq mi/777,000 sq km) of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, NW China. It is a largely steppe and semidesert basin surrounded by high mountains (the Tian Shan in the south and the Altai in the north).
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dybowskii across three northern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau river systems: the Kaidu River, Ili River and Junggar Basin.
The Jimusaer oil shale (JOS) in the southern margin of the Junggar Basin is deposited in the front of the thrust nappe structure in the orogenic belt of the Meso-Cenozoic North Tianshan Bogda Mountain [2].
2005 and authors' personal observations) and western Junggar, Xinjiang (Yuan & Xiang 1998) have minor but consistent differences in the pygidial morphology from the taxa originally described from West Europe (Richter & Richter 1933; Struve 1976), North Africa (Morocco) (Richter & Richter 1943; Struve 1970; Alberti 1972) and Kazakhstan (Weber 1937; Struve 1976).
Southern Qinshui Basin, eastern Ordos Basin, eastern Yunnan Qianxi northern basin and the southern Junggar Basin are the areas holding these resources.
shale gas resources: Sichuan, Tarim, Junggar, Songliao, the Yangtze
Yang, "Geochemical signature of porphyries in the Baogutu porphyry copper belt, western Junggar, NW China," Gondwana Research, vol.
Boasting three major gas basins - Tarim, Junggar and Tuha - Xinjiang began gas exploitation in 2004.
The Alakol basin is considered to be similar to the Junggar and Zaisan basins across the border in China which are both proven oil provinces.
Wen also claimed "Tacheng City locates at the northwest of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, sitting in Tacheng Basin riding on the northwest rim of Junggar Basin, and only 12 kilometers east of Baketu Port, a class 1 port at national level.