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Himālaya : exploring the roof of the world

text Himālaya : exploring the roof of the world

Summary
More rugged and elevated than any other zone on earth, Himālaya embraces all of Tibet, plus six of the world's eight major mountain ranges and nearly all its highest peaks. Thirty-five percent of the global population depend on Himālaya's freshwat... Read more
Contents
Prologue -- An orogenous zone -- War of the plates -- A domain of animals -- When men and monkeys meet -- Of flowers and towers -- Scholar, explorer, writer, pilgrim -- Pilgrims' progress -- The Karakoram anomaly -- Sublime deliverance -- Swede an... Read more
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Description
xliv, 377 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Publisher
Bloomsbury 2022

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Woodmere (Main Branch) 954.96 KEA in New Non-fiction Reshelving

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