Qinghai Lake


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Qinghai Lake

also Ko·ko Nor  (kō′kō′ nôr′)
A salt lake of north-central China west of Xining. The largest lake in China, it is at an altitude of about 3,200 m (10,500 ft).
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PEKyN (CyHAN)- If not for the endemic Huangyu fish (naked carp)in Qinghai lake, retired fisherman Li Jinhai and his family would probably have starved during a famine in the 1960s.
Ilya Davidenok of Kazakhstan's Continental Team Astana wins the 13th Tour of Qinghai Lake cycling race that ended on Saturday.
A month after his ban expired, he took victory in China's Tour de Qinghai Lake, which is ranked equally with the Malaysian race.
Alongside in-form McEvoy, who has recently returned from high altitude racing in the Tour of Qinghai Lake, the determined breakaway group included eventual points and mountains classifications winner, Ramon Sinkeldam (Argos-Shimano) and British under-23 champion Mike Cuming (Rapha Condor JLT).
According to the team's research paper, one photon was sent 97km across Qinghai Lake (using a telescope to focus the beam), while the second was analysed locally.
According to a deal struck between Air China and the organizing committee of the 10th Tour de Qinghai Lake on June 3, Air China has been named the only carrier for the event.
The partnership began in 2002 when Tour de Qinghai Lake had its first run in the western province of Qinghai.
BEIJING, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- According to a deal struck between Air China and the organizing committee of the 10th Tour de Qinghai Lake on June 3, Air China has been named the only carrier for the event.
Air China on Friday announced that it has struck a deal with the organising committee of the tenth Tour de Qinghai Lake to be the only carrier for the event.
To the Editor: In 2005, a large population of wild migratory birds was infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus (H5N1) in the Qinghai Lake region of western People's Republic of China, resulting in the death of [approximately equal to]10,000 birds (1,2).
From May 2005 to July 2005, there were significant die-offs of migratory wild birds in Qinghai Lake (1,500-6,300 birds) and Mongolia (126 birds).
The statement said the viruses were "very closely related" to current H5N1 viruses in Turkey and also viruses isolated at Qinghai Lake in western China last year.