Posted July. 14, 2005 02:07,
The Tanggula Mountain Range in Tibet, a 6,000m plateau, has refused humans with its thin air, sub-zero temperature, blizzards, hails, and sandstorms. However, the Qinghai-Tibet Railroad is now being constructed there. It is a project that represents western Chinas development, and out of its 1,142km length, an amazing 960km will be 4,000m above sea level. A mountains icecap shows the behind the scenes of the construction.