In the Dunhuang oasis there are several cotton plantations, which border to the Gobi desert and are protected from sand storms by lines of trees. These photos were taken during the harvest season, when cotton bolls had already grown. On an international scale China is a major producer of cotton.

01 Panoramic view of cotton fields bordering desert 02 Panoramic view of cotton fields bordering desert 03 Tree line 04 Cotton plants field
05 Open cotton boll 06 Open cotton boll 07 Open cotton boll 08 Open cotton boll 09 Closed cotton boll 10 Cotton plants with bolls
11 Cotton plants with bolls 12 Open cotton boll 13 Open cotton boll 14 Closed cotton boll 15 Cotton plants field
16 Cotton plants field
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