More photos in the vicinity:
Smog over Ulaanbaatar
Archers at the Naadam Celebrations
Naadam Celebrations in Ulaanbaatar


The Mongolian empire once controlled large parts of Asia - from the Sea of Japan to Eastern Europe. Mongolian fighters were feared for their skills in riding and arching.
Mongolian Archer
Date: Jul 11, 2004
Longitude: 106 54.97'
Latitude: 47 53.04'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08