Thursday 24 May 2018

Gold atop hills

, April 3, 2013

A dump truck drives past a worker at Kumtor open pit gold mine in the Tien Shan mountains, some 350 km southeast of Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek near the Chinese border. Kumtor - which means Sand Peak in the Turkic national tongue is located at more than 4,000 m (13,000 ft) above sea level and is the second-highest gold mining operation in the world. Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov 

Tags: |

More Picture of the Day Stories

calendarCalendar of Events