"Golmud" translated into Mongolian speech, meaning River intensive
place, is located in the western province of Qinghai, Qinghai Tibet
Plateau hinterland, area is composed of the Qaidam Basin in South
Central and Tanggula Mountain area two unconnected area, city is located
in the Central South Qaidam Basin Golmud River alluvial plain, with an
average altitude of 2780 meters, belonging to the plateau continental
climate. East of Golmud is Xining, north of Dunhuang, south of Lhasa.