Lop Nur or Lop Nor or Lop Desert is a desert with the formerly lake Lop Nur in the Tarim Basin, Xinjiang, China.
China, Xinjiang, desert Lop Nur. Satellite picture of the Basin of the formerly sea Lop Nur in the Desert of Lop. In the foreground Kuruktagh, in the background Kumtagh and Astintagh. A duststorm is blowing to the west over the Desert of Lop. Two lakes appear in a break in the clouds covering the Plateau of Astintagh. Visible are elongated Ayakkum Hu Lake south-southwest of Lop Nur and small blue-green Gas Hu Lake.
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Christoph Baumer at the Bronze Age graveyard Gumugo 2009.jpg
Map of the Lop Nur region, Xinjiang, China mainly after A. Herrmann by Folke Bergman 1935. Translations: Ruiner=ruin. Gammalt vakttorn=watch-tower of the Great Wall of China. Grovar=grave. Bulak=well. Ördeks nekropol=cemetery founded by Ördek; new name: Xiaohe Tombs. Nya Lop-nor=Lop Nur sea in the time 1921 – 1971.