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The town of Liqian sits on the edge of the Gobi desert, 200 miles from any metropolis, and 4,500 miles from Rome.
Under Mongolian law, any fossil specimen found in the Gobi Desert must stay in the possession of a Mongolian institution.Stopping the Million-Dollar Fossil Thieves: Illegal Trade Meets World of Insatiable Research|Scott Bixby|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They spread westward into Tibet and northward and north-westwardly, perhaps to the edge of the Gobi desert.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
It also gives some notes, compounded of truth and legend, on the wild tribes and animals of the Gobi and adjoining regions.
Shortly after this we came on the great sandy plain I have mentioned that forms the349 centre of the Gobi desert.From Paris to Pekin over Siberian Snows|Victor Meignan
With the diminished moisture the green gardens of France are replaced in Gobi by ligneous plants covered with a gray down.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
East of the Gobi Pamir barrier there has slowly grown up under these new conditions the Chinese system.Anticipations|Herbert George Wells
desert in central Asia, from Mongolian gobi "desert." Gobi Desert is thus a pleonasm (see Sahara).