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“Official Review of Tibetan Troops”

On the occasion of an official review of Tibetan troops, representatives of the British Mission and Tibetan officials, including Prime Minister Yapshi Langdun, the Chikyak Khenpo, and Norbhu Dhondup, assembled…

Road To Lhasa

This map shows a slightly different version of the #British expedition force route. The map is more detailed and shows important land cover features such as perpetual snow, areas under…

Aksai Chin, or “White stone desert,”

What Do You Think? Aksai Chin, or “White stone desert,” is the name of the comparatively level desert region. Historically, this region was primarily uninhabited and served as a trade…