Mysteries of the Gobi: Searching for Wild Camels and Lost Cities in the Heart of Asia

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The Gobi is the largest, coldest and driest desert in Asia. Once part of the great Mongol Empire and home to many of the legendary Silk Road cities, its inhospitable sands have been inhabited for centuries and parts of it have been crossed by some of history's most famed explorers. Despite this, the Gobi remains a place of mystery. Its shifting sands conceal ancient cities, 3,000-year-old mummies, dinosaur bones and areas where no man has set foot. It is also the last place on earth where the wild Bactrian camel clings to ...

Mysteries of the Gobi: Searching for Wild Camels and Lost Cities in the Heart of Asia 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845115128

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