Desert Scenery
   2012-12-24 20:50:17    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Guo Jing

This photo taken on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 shows Hecang City in Dunhuang, Gansu Province. Built during the West Han Dynasty (206 A.D.-9 B.C.), the ancient city was a significant military storehouse for soldiers garrisoning at Yangguan Pass, Yumen Pass and the Great Wall. It was surrounded by huge gobi higher than the ancient city and run through by a river which does not exist anymore. [Photo: CRIENGLISH.com/Guo Jing]

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