Gobi: Tracking the Desert

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Phoenix Giant, 1998 - Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) - 212 pages
For 70 years, the Gobi, one of the worlds richest yet least explored wildernesses, was all but barred to outsiders by Mongolia's position as a buffer-state between Russia and China. With the collapse of communism, however, the Gobi is beginning to br revealed in all its glorious diversity. Travelling from west to east across the Gobi, John Man retraced the steps of the early explorers, livingwith herdsmen, and drawing on the most recent scientific work, This core of Central Asia's heartland is extraordinarily rich in wildlife and astonishing natural beauty.

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A spare, polished profile of the Gobi, Mongolia's southern sweep of desert, long closed to most non-Mongolians, from journalist Man. In this welcome account of the high eastern-Asian vastness, Man ... Read full review

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Man has written a travelog detailing his summer journey through the Gobi desert. The reader is captivated from the first page as he and his companions set out by car to explore this unfamiliar area of ... Read full review

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