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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a plateau in South China that lies primarily in Yünnan and Kweichow provinces. The plateau, which has an area of about 500,000 sq km, is divided into two benches of high elevation: the Kweichow Plateau in the east and the Yünnan Plateau in the west.
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