Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau

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Covering 500,000 square km, Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau comprises east Yunnan Province and most parts of Guizhou Province. It has an elevation of 1,000 to 2,000 meters and a terrain that descends from the northwest to the southeast. It is covered with numerous valleys and small basins. Typical Karst topography, shaped by the dissolution of limestone rich in the region, is common on the plateau.

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