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there have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the USGS says damage in the area could be "very heavy". The shaking was felt as far away as Golmud (w:Golmud), and Xining (w:Xining), where witnesses say buildings shook, but there was no damage. This is adjacent to Tibet Autonomous Region and just at the foothills of Tibetan Plateau. '''Golmud''' (格尔木; ''Ge'ermu'') is a city in Haixi Prefecture (Haixi (prefecture)), Qinghai

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of the Qaidam Basin (Qaidam) with an elevation of . Around the city there are more than 20 salt lake (salt lake (geography))s of various sizes. A large part of the county-level city of Golmud forms an exclave, separated from the rest of the county by the western "panhandle" of the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Administratively, the exclave forms the so-called Tanggula Town. Demographics In 1999, the population of the total area of Golmud

was approximately 200,000. The town had a population of 130,000, with ethnic Han Chinese comprising 90.2%. Economy Due to its location, Golmud abounds with natural resources from nearby salt lakes. Thus, industries involving salt lake chemicals have sprung up. Qarham Salt Lake to the northeast of Golmud proper boasts an area of , making it the biggest inland salt lake in the world. Qarham Salt Lake resources are estimated to be worth over 15 trillion

yuan (Renminbi). The lake is also China's largest production base for potassium, magnesium, and salt. Golmud also possesses natural gas reserves of 1 trillion m³ (35 trillion cu. ft.) plus over 50 varieties of minerals like gold, copper, jade and precious stones, lead, and zinc. Other important industries in Golmud include petrochemicals, oil refineries, and gas fields. Statistics for 2001 show that the city's nominal GDP totalled 2.213 billion yuan, a rise of 31.9% from the previous year


;格尔木至敦煌铁路开工, ''Renmin Tielu Bao'', 2012-10-20 A planned Golmud-Korla Railway running north west from Golmud into Xinjiang province began construction in November 2014. http: www.peoplerail.com rail show-456-184719-1.html Highways *The Golmud-Lhasa highway (National Trunk Highway System), extending , is part of the 1,930-km Qinghai-Tibet highway ( China National

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Highway 109 ) connecting Xining and Lhasa. *China National Highway 215, runs north from Golmud to Dunhuang, Gansu Airport WikiPedia:Golmud Commons:Category:Golmud

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by 2020.844 Qinghai to build 3 new airports before 2020 * Zalaegerszeg, Hungary - GOQ ZLGM Golmud Airport Golmud, Qinghai, China - Examples of sub-prefecture-level cities include Jiyuan (Henan province), Xiantao, Qianjiang, Hubei Qianjiang


City set to become China's Salt Lake City work Alexander's Gas and Oil Connections date 28 June 2002 agency Xinhua Transportation Railway , was the last and most challenging part


order st s 格尔木 t 格爾木 p Gé'ěrmù w Koerhmu mon tib wylie na-gor-mo '''Golmud''' ( The name of the city derives from Mongolian, and its literal meaning in the local Western Mongolian is "Rivers".

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