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a stone mound in Mongolia
March 3, 2013

Stone Mound, Mongolia

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A stone mound, or ovoo, in Mongolia marks a place where spirits are said to have appeared; respectful travelers circle it three times.

See more pictures from the December 2012 feature story "Masters of Ecstasy."

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Photograph by Carolyn Drake, National Geographic

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