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Dunhuang Caves (China)

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Geographic headingDunhuang Caves (China)
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Geographic subdivision usageChina--Dunhuang Caves
Variant(s)Caves of the Thousand Buddhas (China)
Chʻien-fu Caves (China)
Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes (China)
Dunhuang Mogao Ku (China)
Mo-kao Caves (China)
Mo-kao kʻu (China)
Mogao Caves (China)
Mogao Grottoes (China)
Qianfu Caves (China)
Thousand Buddhas Caves (China)
Tun-huang Caves (China)
Tun-huang Mo-kao kʻu (China)
See alsoBuddhist cave temples--China
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Found inWork cat.: Chuang, C. Tun-huang shih kʻu yin yüeh, 1984.
Col. gaz. (Dunhuang: Caves of the Thousand Buddhas (Mogao Caves) are nearby)
China City Guide web site, Sept. 18, 2000 (Dunhuang, superb Buddhist art at the nearby Mogao Caves; famous Mogao Grottoes, about 25 km SE of Dunhuang; Art of Dunhuang Caves; Mogao Grottoes, also called Caves of a Thousand Buddhas)
Crystalinks web site, Sept. 18, 2000 (Dunhuang Caves in China; 492 caves with 45,000 sq. m. of frescos, 2415 painted statues and 5 wood-structured caves; Mogao Grottoes; Mogao Grottoes of Dunhuang, popularly known as the Thousand Buddha Caves; between 1906 and 1919 the Dunhuang Grottoes were looted)
Consulate General of the PRC in Houston web site, Sept. 18, 2000 (China to mark centennial discovery of Dunhuang Caves (May 4, 2000); Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes)
Lippincott (Tunhuang ... Chinese scriptures and paintings of Tʻang dynasty (A.D. 618-906) were found (1900) in stone caves nearby)
Tzu hai: p. 2821.
95681274: Tun-huang Mo-kao kʻu ching kuan tʻu, 1993: map recto (Mogao Grottoes of Dunhuang)
LC database, Dec. 30, 1997 (titles: Dunhuang Caves)
GeoNames [algorithmically matched] site; 40°01ʹ60ʺN 094°55ʹ00ʺE
Not found inBritannica 14; Web. geog.