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This was the place where I had met the yak herds two months before when they were pasturing their yaks on the grassy uplands.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The yak dung is in many places the only fuel to be got and is most carefully picked up.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
In the Rongbuk Valley there was no wood and our supply of yak dung had to come up from Chbuk.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
He was walking with a disciple on the mountain one day, when they found an old yak's horn lying in the path.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
It might be supposed that so hairy an animal as the yak would become dirty and unkempt.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The usual colour of the domesticated yak is black, more rarely a yellowish brown.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Tsering rides past us with his yak caravan, and four Ladakis have stayed behind in the valley suffering from acute headache.
It may, therefore, be easily waded, and the yak caravan marches quietly through the water.
The last animals stood tied together, and were fed with pulverized yak-dung and moss mixed with meal and rice.
The valley contracted to a ditch, and where the first yak-moss grew we threw down our burdens.

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