The town of Liqian sits on the edge of the Gobi desert, 200 miles from any metropolis, and 4,500 miles from Rome.
Under Mongolian law, any fossil specimen found in the Gobi Desert must stay in the possession of a Mongolian institution.
We were crossing the north-eastern border of the Gobi desert, and if ever desert was rightly so named, it is this one.
This was the Desert of Gobi, called golden because it opened the way to wealth.
His northern ran along the Altai from the Kirghis steppe, north of the desert of Gobi.
We were profoundly puzzled about what he was seeking in the Gobi.
Instantly they settled over the Colorado settlement, the Sahara colony, and the Gobi colony.
It must be owned that the Gobi is not as black as it is painted.
At midnight we reach our destination, a settlement called Manchury, lost in a corner of the desert of Gobi.
The other extends over the table-lands of Thibet and the Gobi.