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Sanjiangyuan Nature Reserve

Sanjiangyuan (literally "Source of Three Rivers") Nature Reserve, the world's biggest nature sanctuary, lies in the south of Qinghai Province. The three rivers are the Yellow River, Yangtze River and Lancang River. The area covered in this nature reserve amounts to 363,000 sq km, or 44.1% of the total of Qinghai. The elevation of the reserve is between 4,000 and 5,000 m above sea level. Administratively, it includes 16 counties under Yushu, Guoluo, Haixi, Hainan and Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefectures. (More...)

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