Wed, August 01, 2012
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Ghost Town in Xinjiang, Wonders in the Desert

2012-08-01 02:01:29 GMT2012-08-01 10:01:29(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Photo taken in Ghost Town of World, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on July 27, 2012. [Photo/CRIENGLISH.com]

Thousands years of wind and rain erosion have left the Ghost Town landscape full of bizarre shaped earth mounds. [Photo/CRIENGLISH.com]

This formation resembles a seal couple looking at each other with deep affection. [Photo/CRIENGLISH.com]

A number of Chinese movies have been filmed in the Ghost Town, including the Oscar-winner "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," and the martial arts movie "The Seven Swords." [Photo/CRIENGLISH.com]

Camels are available inside the Ghost Town for tourists to ride on or to pose with for photos. [Photo/CRIENGLISH.com]

Situated about 100 kilometers away from Karamay city, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, the Ghost Town of World is a popular sightseeing spot due to its unique Yardang landforms.

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