Southern Pastures (Xinjiang)
West White Poplar Gully landscape (Xinjiang)
Ref: 070701-2027 Date: 01-07-2007
The mountain sides of the West White Poplar Gully (Southern Pastures) are clothed in conifers, in spectacular contrast to the Taklamakan Desert, only a short distance away. The Southern Pastures provide summer grazing for the Kazakh herders.