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Mysterious cliffhanging coffins of the Bo people

Wong How Man
Thursday, 9 Mar 2000
Sports House
The former expedition leader and photojournalist with National Geographic spoke of the extraordinary coffins suspended on precipitous cliffs in southern China. The coffins demonstrate the remarkable ingenuity and technical skills of the now extinct Bo people. Wong's China Exploration and Research Society is working to preserve the coffins and the skeletal remains and relics within them.

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