February 20, 2014

Herder in the Altay Mountains, Mongolia

Photograph by Tariq Sawyer, National Geographic Your Shot

A shepherd travels with his herd of sheep through a snowy plateau in the Altay Mountains of Mongolia. The mountain chain—whose name means "Golden Mountains"—extends some 1,200 miles through China, Mongolia, Russia, and Kazakhstan.

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