In China, Rivers and mountains have naturally formed on the "Tibet-Qinghai Plateau. Part of this mountain range is the famous Mount Everest.
The name of the Taklimakan Desert comes from the dangers of the desert, and the phrase "once you enter, you will never leave", an oddly threatening message about the nature of this desert.
I (regret my decision of coming here) am now in the Gobi Desert. Temperatures here reach above 110 degrees farenheit in the summer. The land here is gravelly and very undeveloped with little vegetation.
This is the northeastern plain. There are two major thin rivers in which are only usable by small boats. The wide range of weather leads to the rivers freezing in the winter, allowing them to be used as roads.
Welcome to the North China plain. This is a grassy flatland with a river running through it, that is extremely muddy. A lat=rge amount of the ground here is yellow tinted, because of limestone dust that is scattered throughout.
I am now in the Chang Jiang Basin. A thick layer of mud fills the low lying area. This land is often used as a place to pass through when transporting goods to to its location on the Chang Jiang river.