The Tibetan Plateau is the source of most of Asia’s largest rivers, but it suffers from low annual rainfall. Photo: Alamy
The Tibetan Plateau is the source of most of Asia’s largest rivers, but it suffers from low annual rainfall. Photo: Alamy
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The Tibetan Plateau is the source of most of Asia’s largest rivers, but it suffers from low annual rainfall. Photo: Alamy
The Tibetan Plateau is the source of most of Asia’s largest rivers, but it suffers from low annual rainfall. Photo: Alamy
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