Greater Xing’an Range (Dàxīng‘ān Lǐng 大兴安岭)

Bent NIELSEN

Greater Xing’an, a sparsely inhabited mountain range in northeastern China, is one of the country’s most important timber areas and home to a wide variety of natural resources, including many used in traditional Chinese medicine. Deforestation has become a problem in the mountain range.

The Greater Xing’an range (Da Xing’an ling) is a crescent-shaped mountain range extending 1,400 kilometers from south to north in the northwestern parts of Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces….

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