Near the “Heavenly Lake” - SupChina

Near the “Heavenly Lake”

Horses and a yak graze near the Namtso Lake, China’s second-largest salt lake and the world’s highest lake, in Tibet. The lake covers an area of 741 square miles, and its name means “Heavenly Lake” in Tibetan.

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.