Tarim Basin

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  • The Tarim basin, though sometimes united under foreign rule, had no indigenous national unity. Cited from Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3), by Eliot
  • Vegetation in the Tarim Basin is mainly located along the river and its branches.
  • A northern road spread the chicken to the Tarim basin of central Asia.
  • The Hotan river bed provides the only transportation system across the Tarim Basin.
  • He also attacked the Tarim Basin, bringing the territory under Turkic rule for the next six years.
  • The melted water forms rivers which flow down the mountains and into the Tarim Basin, never reaching the sea.
  • Buddhism spread from India north to the Tarim Basin and found a new home in China.
  • This is particularly common in the desert areas of the Tarim Basin and Iran.
  • The Tarim Basin is believed to contain large potential reserves of petroleum and natural gas.
  • By 790, Chinese control over the Tarim Basin area was completely lost.
  • Ban Chao ultimately brought the whole of the Tarim Basin under Chinese control.
  • In the aftermath of the battle, Chinese control over the Tarim basin collapsed.
  • They suggest that an admixed population of both west and east origin lived in the Tarim basin since the early Bronze Age.
  • They suggest that an admixed population of both western and eastern origin lived in the Tarim basin since the early Bronze Age.
  • Nestorian Christianity also existed in the Tarim basin and became prominent in the seventh century. Cited from Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3), by Eliot
  • Tarim Basin was under the influence and control of the Han dynasty.
  • These centuries are marked by a general silence in sources on Kashgar and the Tarim Basin.
  • Securing the Tarim Basin, which contained key trade routes, was also a secondary objective.
  • Along the northern side of the mountains ran the main Silk road trade route from China proper to the Tarim Basin and westward.
  • He also described it as having strong links with the Kingdom of Khotan in the Tarim Basin.
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