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Landscape near Tsetserleg
|Owoos serve both as landmarks for travellers and as places of worship. Everybody who is passing an owoo is supposed to circle it three times. The traveller/worshipper is also supposed to add at least a stone to the owoo.
Date: Jul 18, 2004
Longitude: 101° 5.42'
Latitude: 47° 39.90'
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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