National Geographic : 1942 Feb
Walter Bosshard Far Inland, Traders from Tibet Ferry Across the Turbulent Hwang Ho toChinese Markets Here, above Lanchow, the stream runs through rocky gorges. The irrigation wheel (left) lifts water from the river and sluices itonto near-by farmland. Rapids and numerous mud bars prevent steam navigation. Only a few junks, rafts, and ferries ply the watersofthe Hwang Ho (pages 205, 224).