Deosai Plateau

Some articles on deosai plateau:

Gold-digging Ant - Herodotus
... French ethnologist Michel Peissel claims that the Himalayan marmot on the Deosai Plateau in Gilgit–Baltistan province of Pakistan, may have been what Herodotus called giant "ants" ... that Herodotus describes, the ground of the Deosai Plateau is rich in gold dust ... Peissel interviewed the Minaro tribal people who live in the Deosai Plateau, and they have confirmed that they have, for generations, collected the gold dust that the marmots bring to the ...