Tibetan Plateau

The Tibetan Plateau (Tibetan: བོད་ས་མཐོ།Wylie: bod sa mtho), an aa kent in Cheenae as the Qinghai-Tibet (Qingzang) Plateau (Cheenese: 青藏高原; pinyin: Qīngzàng Gāoyuán) or Himalayan Plateau is a vast, elevatit plateau in Central Asie[1][2][3][4] or East Asie[5][6][7][8] coverin maist o the Tibet Autonomous Region an Qinghai Province in wastren Cheenae, as well as pairt o Ladakh in Jammu an Kashmir state o Indie. It stretches approximately 1,000 kilometre (620 mi) north tae sooth an 2,500 kilometre (1,600 mi) east tae wast.


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Coordinates: 33°N 88°E / 33°N 88°E / 33; 88