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Loess Plateau

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The Loess Plateau, also known as the Huangtu Plateau, is a plateau located around the Wei River valley and the southern half of the Ordos Loop of the Yellow River in central China. [1]

70 relations: Aeolian processes, Agriculture in China, Ansai District, Battle of Banquan, Coastal sediment supply, Connell–Slatyer model of ecological succession, Cui Jian, Desertification, Dugout (shelter), East Asian Monsoon, Gansu, Geoff Lawton, Geography of China, Guo Zhengtang, Henan, Hetao, History of the Great Wall of China, Hukou Waterfall, Index of China-related articles (0–L), Jianya Gong, Jin (Chinese state), Jingning County, Gansu, John D. Liu, Liao River, Linxia City, List of house types, List of protected areas of China, Loess, Loess Hills, Longde County, Longshan culture, Luo River (Shaanxi), Monsoon, Mount Longmen (Shanxi), Mu Us Sandyland, Ningxia, On the Road (Hong Kong TV series), Ordos Desert, Ordos Plateau, Pingliang, Progradation, Provenance (geology), Sanmenxia, Shaanbei, Shaanxi, Shang Yang (artist), Shanxi sika deer, Shimao, Soil, Soil biodiversity, ..., Soil erosion, Streptomyces ziwulingensis, Taihang Mountains, The Dance of Passion, Tong Pass, Tongchuan, Water resources of China, Where Are We Going, Dad? (TV series), Wild China, Wuwei, Gansu, Xi'an, Yan'an, Yangquan, Yangshao culture, Yaodong, Yellow River, Yellow River Map, Zhou dynasty, 1556 Shaanxi earthquake, 2007 Chinese slave scandal. Expand index (20 more) »

Aeolian processes

Aeolian processes, also spelled eolian or æolian, pertain to wind activity in the study of geology and weather and specifically to the wind's ability to shape the surface of the Earth (or other planets).

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Agriculture in China

Agriculture is a vital industry in China, employing over 300 million farmers.

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Ansai District

Ansai is a district of the city of Yan'an, Shaanxi province, China.

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Battle of Banquan

The Battle of Banquan is the first battle in Chinese history as recorded by Sima Qian's Records of the Grand Historian.

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Coastal sediment supply

Coastal sediment supply is the transport of sediment to the beach environment by both fluvial and aeolian transport.

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Connell–Slatyer model of ecological succession

Ecological succession can be understood as a process of changing species composition within a community due to an ecological disturbance, and varies largely according to the initial disturbance prompting the succession.

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Cui Jian

Cui Jian (born 2 August 1961) is a Beijing-based Chinese singer-songwriter, trumpeter and guitarist.

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Desertification

Desertification is a type of land degradation in which a relatively dry area of land becomes increasingly arid, typically losing its bodies of water as well as vegetation and wildlife.

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Dugout (shelter)

A dugout or dug-out, also known as a pit-house, earth lodge, is a shelter for humans or domesticated animals and livestock based on a hole or depression dug into the ground.

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East Asian Monsoon

The East Asian monsoon is a monsoonal flow that carries moist air from the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean to East Asia.

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Gansu

Gansu (Tibetan: ཀན་སུའུ་ Kan su'u) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the northwest of the country.

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Geoff Lawton

Geoff Lawton (10 December 1954) is a permaculture consultant, designer, teacher and speaker.

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Geography of China

China has great physical diversity.

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Guo Zhengtang

Professor Guo Zhengtang (Simplified Chinese: 郭正堂, Pinyin: Guō Zhèngtáng; born April 8, 1964) is a Cenozoic geologist from China.

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Henan

Henan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the central part of the country.

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Hetao

Hetao is a region in the upper reaches of the Yellow River in Northwestern China.

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History of the Great Wall of China

The history of the Great Wall of China began when fortifications built by various states during the Spring and Autumn (771–476) and Warring States periods (475–221) were connected by the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, to protect his newly founded Qin dynasty (221–206) against incursions by nomads from Inner Asia.

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Hukou Waterfall

The Hukou Waterfall, is the largest waterfall on the Yellow River, China, the second largest waterfall in China (after the Huangguoshu Waterfall), and the world's largest yellow waterfall.

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Index of China-related articles (0–L)

The following is a breakdown of the list of China-related topics.

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Jianya Gong

Jianya Gong is a Chinese Professor of computer science at the School of Geodesy and Geomatics, Wuhan University.

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Jin (Chinese state)

Jin (Old Chinese: &#42), originally known as Tang (唐), was a major state during the middle part of the Zhou dynasty, based near the centre of what was then China, on the lands attributed to the legendary Xia dynasty: the southern part of modern Shanxi.

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Jingning County, Gansu

Jingning County is an administrative district in Gansu, China.

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John D. Liu

John Dennis Liu (born 1953 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a Chinese American film-maker and ecologist.

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Liao River

The Liao River is the principal river in southern Northeast China, and one of the seven main river systems in mainland China.

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Linxia City

Linxia City, once known as Hezhou, is a county-level city in the province of Gansu of the People's Republic of China, and the capital of the multi-ethnic Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture.

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List of house types

This is a list of house types.

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List of protected areas of China

This is a list of the nationally protected areas of China.

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Loess

Loess (from German Löss) is a clastic, predominantly silt-sized sediment that is formed by the accumulation of wind-blown dust.

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Loess Hills

The Loess Hills are a formation of wind-deposited loess soil in the westernmost part of the U.S. states of Iowa and Missouri along the Missouri River.

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Longde County

Longde County is a county under the administration of Guyuan city in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.

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Longshan culture

The Longshan (or Lung-shan) culture, also sometimes referred to as the Black Pottery Culture, was a late Neolithic culture in the middle and lower Yellow River valley areas of northern China from about 3000 to 1900 BC.

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Luo River (Shaanxi)

Luo River, also known by its Chinese name as the is a tributary of the Wei River.

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Monsoon

Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.

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Mount Longmen (Shanxi)

Lóngmén Shān, Mount Longmen or Longmen Mountain is a mountain in Shanxi province, China.

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Mu Us Sandyland

The Mu Us Sandy Land (also known as the Maowusu Desert; 毛乌素沙漠/毛烏素沙漠 Máowūsù Shāmò or 毛乌素沙地/毛烏素沙地Máowūsù Shādì) is a desert in Central China.

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Ningxia

Ningxia (pronounced), officially the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR), is an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China located in the northwest part of the country.

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On the Road (Hong Kong TV series)

On the Road (Chinese: 向世界出發) is a Cantonese television travel series produced by Television Broadcasts Limited in Hong Kong.

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Ordos Desert

The Ordos Desert, also known as the Muu-us or Bad Water Desert,Donovan Webster.

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Ordos Plateau

The Ordos Loop is a large rectangular bend of the Yellow River in central China.

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Pingliang

Pingliang is a prefecture-level city in eastern Gansu province, China, bordering Shaanxi province to the south and east and the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to the north.

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Progradation

In sedimentary geology and geomorphology, the term progradation refers to the growth of a river delta farther out into the sea over time.

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Provenance (geology)

Provenance in geology, is the reconstruction of the origin of sediments.

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Sanmenxia

Sanmenxia (postal: Sanmenhsia) is a prefecture-level city in western Henan Province, China.

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Shaanbei

Shaanbei is the northern portion of Shaanxi province in Northwest China, and is a natural as well as cultural area, forming part of the Loess Plateau.

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Shaanxi

Shaanxi is a province of the People's Republic of China.

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Shang Yang (artist)

Shang Yang 尚扬 (born 1942, Kaixian, Sichuan Province, former name Shang Nengquan) is a prominent contemporary Chinese painter currently living in Beijing, China and is considered one of the most important painters of the life-stream movement.

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Shanxi sika deer

The Shanxi sika deer (Cervus nippon grassianus) is a possibly extinct subspecies of the sika deer.

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Shimao

Shimao is a Neolithic site in Shenmu County, Shaanxi, China.

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Soil

Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.

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Soil biodiversity

Soil biodiversity refers to the relationship of soil to biodiversity and to aspects of the soil that can be managed in relation to biodiversity.

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Soil erosion

Soil erosion is the displacement of the upper layer of soil, one form of soil degradation.

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Streptomyces ziwulingensis

Streptomyces ziwulingensis is a bacterium species from the genus of Streptomyces which has been isolated from grassland soil from Ziwuling at the Loess Plateau in China.

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Taihang Mountains

The Taihang Mountains are a Chinese mountain range running down the eastern edge of the Loess Plateau in Shanxi, Henan and Hebei provinces.

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The Dance of Passion

The Dance of Passion (Traditional Chinese: 火舞黃沙) is a TVB period drama series broadcast in May 2006.

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Tong Pass

Tongguan or Tong Pass, was a former mountain pass and fortress located south of the confluence of the Wei and Yellow Rivers, in today's Tongguan County, Shaanxi, China.

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Tongchuan

Tongchuan is a prefecture-level city located in central Shaanxi province, People's Republic of China on the southern fringe of the Loess Plateau that defines the northern half of the province (Shanbei) and the northern reaches of the Guanzhong Plain.

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Water resources of China

The water resources of China are affected by both severe water shortages and severe water pollution.

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Where Are We Going, Dad? (TV series)

Where Are We Going, Dad? is a Chinese reality TV show broadcast on Hunan Television.

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Wild China

Wild China is a six-part nature documentary series on the natural history of China, co-produced by the BBC Natural History Unit and China Central Television (CCTV) and filmed in high-definition (HD).

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Wuwei, Gansu

Wuwei is a prefecture-level city in northwest central Gansu province.

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Xi'an

Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, China.

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Yan'an

Yan'an is a prefecture-level city in the Shanbei region of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Shanxi to the east and Gansu to the west.

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Yangquan

Yangquan is a prefecture-level city in the east of Shanxi province, People's Republic of China.

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Yangshao culture

The Yangshao culture was a Neolithic culture that existed extensively along the Yellow River in China.

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Yaodong

A yaodong or "house cave" is a particular form of earth shelter dwelling common in the Loess Plateau in China's north.

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Yellow River

The Yellow River or Huang He is the second longest river in Asia, after the Yangtze River, and the sixth longest river system in the world at the estimated length of.

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Yellow River Map

The Yellow River Map, Scheme, or Diagram (河圖, with variants for the second character) is an ancient Chinese concept.

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Zhou dynasty

The Zhou dynasty or the Zhou Kingdom was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.

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1556 Shaanxi earthquake

The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake or Huaxian earthquake or Jiajing earthquake was a catastrophic earthquake and is also the deadliest earthquake on record, killing approximately 830,000 people.

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2007 Chinese slave scandal

The 2007 Chinese slave scandal was a series of forced labour cases in Shanxi, China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loess_Plateau

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