Tibetan Plateau

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Related to Plateau of Tibet: Mount Everest, Deccan Plateau

Tibetan Plateau

A vast upland region of central Asia north of the Himalaya Mountains and south of the Taklamakan Desert.
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9 and said it struck at a depth of 6 miles on the western edge of the Plateau of Tibet, the AP (http://bigstory.
The Plateau of Tibet has an average elevation of about 16,000 feet above sea level--approximately three miles.
The strategic partnership is also said to mark China's first "Dream Team" of air medical emergency assistance coming into operation in the high plateau of Tibet, with a collaborative service model which combines the expertise and resources of the two companies, the high plateau aviation specialist, Tibet Airlines and the Chinese air medical specialist CSOS.
In general, according to a traditional view, during the era of Namri Songtsen (Gnam ri srong btsan) (1), there were many small independent kingdoms on the same plateau of Tibet, and he started to conquer them through military means.