Dragon Mound

The Dragon Mound is a high ridge of land on the Western border of Shensi, now comprising part of the Eastern  boundary of Kansu. The native accounts say that the road encircles the mountains nine times, and that it takes seven days to make the ascent. "Its height is not known. From its summit, one can see five hundred li . To the East, lie the homes of men; to the West, wild wastes. The sound of a stone thrown over the precipice is heard for several li ."