Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Basins

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_133

Synonym: Depression basins; Erosion basins

Most basins are formed by tectonic activities. The Tarim Basin, Junggar Basin, Qaidam Basin and the Sichuan Basin are the four major basins in China.

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