National Geographic : 1937 Apr
GRAVE MOUNDS DOT THE GOOD EARTH LIKE A VAST ENCAMPMENT OFTHE DEAD Living farmers are far outnumbered by their ancestors in these fields near Tsinghai, south of Tientsin. NewcomerstoChina, seeing such mounds from adistance, often mistake them for haycocks. In a family group (upper right) the father's grave rises above those of his wife andchildren. Burial grounds occupy valuable acres and interfere with cultivation; they also handicap builders of roads and railways. Chinese are loath to disturb the graves(page 512).