Camels roam in the desert

Camels roam across the Echoing-Sand Mountain, which is completely covered with sand, in north-central China’s Gansu Province. The mountain was named after its echoing sound, which many people believe is produced by the friction and static charge between the sand particles when the wind blows.

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Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.