“Sunrise on Palouse Hills”. The sun's first rays warm the rolling hills of the Palouse Country in Eastern, Washington. Location: North of Colfax, Washington. (Photo and caption by Randall Roberts/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)
The traditional Tibetan region of Amdo (ཨ་མདོ) is located on the northeast corner of the Tibetan Plateau. Though most of Amdo lies in modern day Qinghai province, large regions also are located in southwestern Gansu and northern Sichuan provinces.