Tangra Yum

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Tangra Yum

 

landlocked salt lake on the Tibetan plateau in China, north of the Kangtissushuan Range, at an altitude of 4,434 m. Area, approximately 920 sq km. The Targo-Tsangpo River flows into the lake.

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