Kang-hi next ordered a similar map to be made of Tibet, the survey being executed by two lamas who were carefully trained as surveyors by the Jesuits at Peking.
Rockhill, " An American in Tibet," Century Magazine, November 1890; The Land of the Lamas (London, 1891); Theodore Bent, " Hadramut," vol.
Of the Lamas Su, and Cilicia Pedias, E.
To escape attention the little party assumed the dress of lamas or priests.
Crossing the deserts of Koko Nor, they passed the great lake of that name, with its island of contemplative lamas, and, following a difficult and tortuous track across snow-covered mountains, they at last entered Lhasa on the 29th of January 1846.
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