the Ice gorge of Yolyn Am

by Beidjee

the Ice gorge of Yolyn Am

the Ice gorge of Yolyn Am

In the afternoon we stopped at Yolyn Am, an area originally set up as a bird protection area, which is one of the most unusual sights in the Gobi. Smack in the middle of the desert, there is a small mountain range, which channels the winds in such a way that the floor of the gorge between the mountains is covered in a thick sheet of ice for most of the year.

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