Giant, Mysterious Body of Water Found Under China Desert : Discovery News



Chinese scientists have discovered  that the Tarim basin actually has an enormous supply of water — 10 times the amount in all five of North America’s Great Lakes combined, in fact. The problem is that the water in a gigantic aquifer that they describe as an underground ocean. It’s too salty for the region’s impoverished residents to use, but it apparently plays a role in helping to slow climate change.

Source: Giant, Mysterious Body of Water Found Under China Desert : Discovery News

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