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This satellite image from Nasa's Earth Observatory displays the stunning contrast in landscape along the border between China and Kazakhstan.

In this image, a Chinese employee of Asia Gas Pipeline LLP (AGP) walks across a frozen landscape to inspect a portion of the Turkmenistan-China gas pipeline. AGP, a joint venture between the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and…

The caravan served as the principle method for transporting goods across the Silk Road. This image from "The Silk Road Atlas" depicts what the journey may have looked like.

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UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has gone to great lengths to extoll the cultural value of the Silk Road. This "Cultural Heritage of the Silk Road on the Map" casts the "Silk Road" as having influence over a…

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First envisioned in 2011 by the United States Department of State, the New Silk Road Initiative supports regional integration with a primary focus on building links between Afghanistan and neighboring countries.

In remarks to the Jamestown…

Under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, the Chinese Government established the "Silk Road Fund" to "...expand strategic trust through more opening up and connectivity." The fund entails a US$40 billion commitment on the part of China to improve…

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The "Silk Road Economic Belt" and "21st Century Maritime Silk Road" is a new initiative by the Chinese Government to bolster trade across Asia, Europe and Africa. Whereas the "Maritime Silk Road" passes from Southern China through Western Asia, the…

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This map displays the route of the Turkmenistan-China Gas Pipeline and identifies some of the major nodes (capital cities and managerial hubs) along the length of the pipeline. The chart in the bottom left-hand corner shows the dominant environmental…

This map documents the major oil and gas pipelines in Central Asia that supply China with her unceasing demand for energy resources.

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