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Geography of China

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China contains five kinds of landform types, including mountain, plateau, hill, basin, and plain. Among the five landform types, mountains and plateaus are most extensive, accounting for 59% of the total China land area followed by basins (19%), plains (12%), and hills (10%) (Chinese Academy of Sciences 1985).

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  • Warm Temperate Deciduous Broadleaf Forest
  • National Bureau Of Statistics Of China (NBSC)
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Tang, Q., Yin, Y., Zhang, X., Zhu, T., Zhao, J., Yang, W. (2018). Geography of China. In: Tang, Q., Ge, Q. (eds) Atlas of Environmental Risks Facing China Under Climate Change. IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4199-0_1

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