Staff at the Qinghai Geological Survey Institute in Northwest China's Qinghai Province have used satellites to scan the Qaidam Basin. (Photos: chinanews.com)
Some salt lakes look like gems and some mountains look like color paintings.
Qaidam Basin, or "Land of Salt," is one of China's four major basins.
With the largest salt and mineral deposits in the world, Qaidam’s memorable scenery attracts tourists.
The famous tourism site Chaka Salt Lake in Qaidam Basin
A salt lake in Qaidam Basin
Feicui (emerald) Lake in Qaidam Basin (Compiled by Zhu Yingqi)