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  • noun a desert in central China

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Examples

  • This wall isnít meant to keep out military invaders, instead it is designed to stop the advancing Gobi Desert, which is expanding by an estimated 950 square miles a year due to overgrazing, deforestation, and drought.

    Center for American Progress

  • The preliminary talks concern Oyu Tolgoi, in Mongolia's Gobi Desert, which is touted as the world's largest undeveloped copper and gold resource.

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  • Here’s a picture from Unesco from the Gobi Desert, which is adjacent to this area.

    The Tree in the Desert « Climate Audit

  • Hey, fellow readers, the Gobi Desert is a big place! "

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  • They intersect for ranchers in the Northern Great Plains when they see that conservation and ranching can coexist and even thrive, for nomadic herders in the the Gobi Desert working with huge mining companies, for cocoa growers on West African plantations.

    Mark Tercek: Beyond the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

  • Mongolia's Gobi Desert, Norway's remote terrains, a helicopter safari in northern Kenya yet there is equal demand at "prime time" dates for the destinations where the affluent have always frequented.

    Anthony Lassman: Classic Destinations Never Get Old...

  • Traveling 48,000 kilometers during the course of two years, they ventured through the Siberian winter, got stuck in mud, sat in a freezing car at night listening to wolves, crossed the Gobi Desert, and even tried to drive across the Andes.

    George Heymont: Hellish Road Trip Movies

  • Mongolia's Gobi Desert, Norway's remote terrains, a helicopter safari in northern Kenya yet there is equal demand at "prime time" dates for the destinations where the affluent have always frequented.

    Anthony Lassman: Classic Destinations Never Get Old...

  • Traveling 48,000 kilometers during the course of two years, they ventured through the Siberian winter, got stuck in mud, sat in a freezing car at night listening to wolves, crossed the Gobi Desert, and even tried to drive across the Andes.

    George Heymont: Hellish Road Trip Movies

  • He was packing for the Gobi Desert, where he and his team were going to spend a month digging for dinosaurs.

    The Coolest Dude Alive

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