Gobi means "Waterless Place", it's the fifth largest desert in the world, covering more than 500,000 square miles of Mongolia and China. It is a cold desert - Populated mostly by Mongols and Han Chinese and located on a Plateau around 3,000 to 5,000 feet above sea level.
The Gobi Desert is perhaps one of the most severe regions on the planet, but people, plants, and animals have lived there for more than 2,000 years. Life can survive and beauty can be found even in the harshest places on Earth.
The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, 1916-1991