2006 Tibet Ice Lakes Expedition (TILE)
In the winter of 2006, John Belleza conducted the four-week long Tibet Ice Lakes Expedition (TILE) in order to reach six islands in four different lakes. By traversing the frozen surfaces of the lakes, he was able to survey se mo do (gnam mtsho), do rta sga and do dril bu (da rog mtsho), mtsho do (ngang la ring mtsho), and do ser and do smug (la ngag mtsho).
The saddle-shaped island of Dotaga (do rta sga) in jewel-like Darok Tso (da rog mtsho). The big and small headlands of Lemar Jang (sle dmar byang) are in the foreground. (Dotaga (Sharchok), China)