National Geographic : 1936 Jan
Photograph byDr. Joseph 1.Kock THE CARAVAN OF DR. JOSEPH F. ROCK, ESCORTED BY NATIVE SOLDIERS, PAUSES ON THE PLAINOF GABA ON HIS RETURN FROM THE KONKALING PEAKS OF WILD WESTERN CHINA This explorer has led a series of expeditions of the National Geographic Society to little-known regions of China and Tibet. From Burma hebrought back seeds of the chaulmoogra tree, whose fruit yields an oil which has proved of value in the treatment of leprosy. His splendid black-and-white photographs and natural-color pictures of, and articles on, the Yangtze Gorge, the Devil Dancers and Butter Gods of Choni, and theKing Sungmas ofTibet have appeared inthe NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE.