National Geographic : 1933 Jun
SOMETIMES A LAMASERY LOOKS LIKE A MINING TOWN The Tuerin monastery has huge piles of dried dung in the foreground to be used as fuel (see text, page 709). THE CAMP AND CAMEL BOXES AT URTYN OBO Each camel is loaded with about 400 pounds. These boxes carry in food, supplies, and gasoline, and arepacked with fossils on the return trip. No wood is obtainable in the desert, so that every stick must be carefully conserved.