Mongolia is a landlocked country in Central Asia and East Asia, located between China and Russia. The terrain is one of mountains and rolling plateaus, with a high degree of relief. The total land area of Mongolia is 1.564.116 square kilometres. Overall, the land slopes from the high Altai Mountains of the west and the north to plains and depressions in the east and the south. The Khuiten Peak in extreme western Mongolia on the Chinese border is the highest point). The lowest point is at 518 m, an otherwise undistinguished spot in the eastern Mongolian plain. The country has an average ele ...
The Daurian forest steppe ecoregion is a band of grassland, shrub terrain, and mixed forests in northeast Mongolia and the region of Siberia, Russia that follows the course of the Onon River and Ulz River. The region has been described as a" sea of grass that forms the best and most intact example of an undisturbed steppe ecosystem and is also one of the last areas in the Palearctic that still supports stable herds of larger vertebrates” in a semi-mountainous area.The area also has flat wetlands that are important to migratory birds. The ecoregion is in the Palearctic ecozone, with a Cold ...
The Djadochta Formation is a geological formation situated in central Asia, dating from the Late Cretaceous Period. Laid down in the early Campanian, possibly starting in the latest Santonian, it is dated somewhat uncertainly at about 75-71 mya. The type locality are the famous "Flaming Cliffs", locally known as Bayanzag or Ulaan-Ereg. It preserves an arid habitat of sand dunes, with little freshwater apart from oases and arroyos. In fact, the present-day climate at most Djadochta Formation sites differs little from what it was some 80 mya, except by being somewhat warmer and perhaps a bit ...
The Great Lakes Basin desert steppe ecoregion covers the enclosed basin centered on Uvs Lake, a saline, endorheic basin in northwestern Mongolia. A portion of the ecoregion stretches across the region into Russia. The lake district is important for migrating birds, waterfowl, and seabirds. The ecoregion is in the Palearctic ecozone and the deserts and xeric shrublands biome. It has an area of 157.212 square kilometres.
The Ikh Khorig, or Great Taboo, is a 240 km² area in the Khentii Aimag of Mongolia, believed by some to be the location of Genghis Khan’s grave. It has been carefully guarded for most of its history, and it is only since the late 1980s that the area has been open to archaeologists.
The Mongolian-Manchurian grassland ecoregion, also known as the Mongolian-Manchurian steppe, in the temperate grassland biome, is found in Mongolia, the Chinese Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia and northeastern China.
ⓘ Geography of Mongolia
- Mongolia is a landlocked country in Central Asia and East Asia, located between China and Russia. The terrain is one of mountains and rolling plateaus
- international rankings List of Mongolia - related topics Member state of the United Nations Outline of Asia Outline of geography Mongolia The World Factbook
- codes for Mongolia List of political and geographic subdivisions by total area Mongolian constitution, article 57 Montsame News Agency. Mongolia 2006, Foreign
- Outer Mongolia was a territory of the Manchu - led Qing dynasty 1691 1911 Its area was roughly equivalent to that of the modern state of Mongolia which
- a list of the extreme points and extreme elevations in Mongolia North South East West Highest Lowest Geography of Mongolia Extreme points of Asia Coordinates
- Mongolia is a landlocked country in East Asia. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia and that term is sometimes
- of Ulaanbaatar, are lower still. Thirteen mountain is capped with a glacier in Mongolia The following is a list of mountains in Mongolia Geography of
- sum Mongolian сум, arrow, sometimes spelled soum or - from the Russian form - as somon is a second level administrative subdivision of Mongolia The 21
- This is a list of notable rivers of Mongolia arranged geographically by river basin. The Mongolian words for river are gol гол and moron мөрөн with
Duluun-Boldog, or Delun-Boldog is a site located in Dadal, Khentii that is considered to be the birthplace of Genghis Khan. It is frequently referenced in Mongol folklore, has a sacrosanct reputation among Mongols, and is located in a rural area made up entirely of small towns and villages. A large statue of the Khan was built 1962 for his 800th birthday in 1162.