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The Highest Praise of Tibet

Update: Jan. 15th, 2014

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1. Drepung Monastery in Tibet is the largest one of Lama Sect of China. It is located in Lhasa City and widely known as the famous highlight of Tibet tour.

2. Sinkiang-Tibet Highway is the highest one of China originated from Yecheng of Xinkiang to Gar of Ngari Prefecture of Tibet. It passes through Kunlun Mountain and Gangdisê Mountains that the highest altitude along the way is over 6700m.

3. The largest gold-plated copper sitting Buddha of China is available in Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse. It is also the largest one of the world.

4. The mammal inhabiting in the highest plateau of China is Tibetan yak.

5. The largest Ichthyosaur fossil of China was firstly found in Tingri County in Tibet, and it is the largest one of the world, too.

6. The vulture is a type of bird in Tibet. It flies the highest in China.

7. A type of Thermophis - hot spring snake inhabits around Yampachen Hot Spring in Dangxong County, not far from Lhasa. It lives the highest.

8. A tree named "Tongmaidong" in Tibet is the thick one of China.

9. The dendrolite that founded in Shishapangma Peak in Tibet is the highest one of the world.

10. The oldest cypress of China grows in Nyingchi in Tibet.

11. Mt. Everest (Qomolangma Peak) is absolutely not only the highest one of China, but also the highest one throughout the world.

12. Himalaya Mountain is largest mountain range of China but also the largest one of the world.

13. Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is renowned as the highest highland of China, but also the largest and youngest one of the world.

14. The highest aeolian landform of China is available in a sand dune in the upstream of Yarlung Zangbo River in Tibet. The sand dune is also the highest aeolian landform in the world.

15. Yarlung Zangbo River in Tibet is the highest river of China.

16. Horpa Lake can be seen at the northern foot of of Mt. Everest. It is the highest lake for both of China and the world.

17. The highest water lake of the world is Namtso Lake of Tibet.

18. The largest "hot lake" of China is located in Yampachen area in Tibet.

19. Tibet owns the most lakes of China. The number of lakes in Tibet is about 1500.

20. Qinghai-Tibet Plateau owns the most water lakes of China, hence it is regarded as the "hometown of water lake".

21. Lhasa City is highly praised as the city of sunlight because it accepts the best sun radiation.

22. The average coldest temperature of China is available in the northern Tibet. The climate features very cold whether there.

23. The lowest temperature in summer was once appeared in the northern Tibet plateau.

24. Chinese largest glacier is located in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The thickness of the glacier is 1000-1200m.

25. The earliest scroll painting that representative of the national unification of China refers to the marriage scene of Princess Wencheng and Songtsen Gampo.

26. Potala Palace in Tibet is the highest palace of the world.

27. Rongbu Monastery is located the highest point of the world and close to Mt. Everest Base Camp. It is 5100 meters high.

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