Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 1988, Vol. 43 ›› Issue (1): 11-18.doi: 10.11821/xb198801002

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RATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION OF WATER AND LAND RESOURECES IN HEXI REGION

Chen Longhen, Qu Yaoguan   

  1. Institute of Dcscri Academia Sinica, Lanzhou, China
  • Online:1988-01-15 Published:1988-01-15

Abstract: 1. The Hexi region can be divided, from south to north, into three topographic regions: (1) Qilian-Altun mountain range, (2) Hexi corridor plain, (3) Bei shan and Alxa plateau. There are three inland water systems composed of 57 streams in the region. The total ground-water resource is 74.643 billion m3 in the mountainous areas.

Key words: Qilian mountains, Hexi corridor, Alxa Plateau