The Tibet-Qinghai Plateau is a rocky land surrounded by mountains. Two rivers begin in this area: The Huang He River(Yellow River) and the Chang Jiang river(Yangtze River). This place is bad for agriculture.
The Taklimakan Desert's name means "once you go in, you will never come out." There is a legend that says armies and cities are buried 600 feet under the sand from strong winds.
The Gobi Desert is mainly stones. It's surface is mostly made up of small pebbles and tiny bits of sand. Plants and growing things are rare is the Gobi Desert.
The Northeastern Plain has a dry climate. It's two major rivers are the Liao and the Sungari. The plain is too dry and cold to grow any crops.
The North China Plain is also known as "Land of the Yellow earth" because of the ground being covered in Limestone. There is a river called the Haung He river that helps fertilize the soil which makes it good for farming.
The climate in the Chang Jiang Basins is mild and wet. It has a long river called the Chang Jiang. There is not a lot of room for farming but it has good soil.