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The Slaves of the Cool Mountains – Alan Winnington

Published:  1959 Reading style: moderate Images: no What the publisher says: Beijing, 1956: foreign correspondent Alan Winnington heard reports of slaves being freed in the mountains of south-west China. The following year he travelled to Yunnan province and spent several

slaves of the cool mountains alan winnington cover art

The Slaves of the Cool Mountains – Alan Winnington

Published:  1959 Reading style: moderate Images: no What the publisher says: Beijing, 1956: foreign correspondent Alan Winnington heard reports of slaves being freed in the mountains of south-west China. The following year he travelled to Yunnan province and spent several

Bogda Mountains, China satellite image from USGS

Bogda Mountains and the Turpan Depression

‘The Turpan Depression, nestled at the foot of China’s Bogda Mountains, is a strange mix of salt lakes and sand dunes, and is one of the few places in the world that lies below sea level.’ via US Geological Survey.

Bogda Mountains, China satellite image from USGS

Bogda Mountains and the Turpan Depression

‘The Turpan Depression, nestled at the foot of China’s Bogda Mountains, is a strange mix of salt lakes and sand dunes, and is one of the few places in the world that lies below sea level.’ via US Geological Survey.