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Twenty years in the Himalaya

by Bruce, Hon. Charles Granville

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Himalaya Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering,
    • Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Major the Hon. C. G. Bruce, with 60 illustrations and a map.
      ContributionsBruce, Hon. Mrs. Finetta Madelina Julia Campbell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.H6 B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 335 p.
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6531167M
      LC Control Number11013019
      OCLC/WorldCa777855

      Drawing from the authors' twenty-five years of scholarship and field experience in the region, the volume contains a stunning and unique collection of maps utilizing state-of-the-art cartography, exquisite photography, and engagingly-written text to give accurate coverage of the Himalaya. Paul Brunton was one of a very small number of his generation to travel in India and Tibet so extensively at a time when very few were doing so with such insight and discernment. His journalistic skills produced magnificent descriptions of the snowy peaks and high-desert landscapes of the Himalayan region, but it was the lessons he learned from the holy men he met on his journey that.

        Data for the Hindu Kush–Karakoram–Himalaya region from satellite laser altimetry and a global elevation model shows that glacier thinning varied by an order of magnitude across the region Cited by: Kailash and Manasarovar: A Quest beyond the Himalaya into mythology and the experience of travellers and pilgrims through the centuries to depict what Kailash has meant to peoples through the ages, and how its influence has permeated literature and great achievements in architecture. when Indian pilgrims returned after a gap of twenty years.

        Peter Matthiessen’s The Snow Leopard, his famous book about a spiritual quest to a Buddhist monastery in the Himalayas, is 40 years old. His son, Alex, has recreated the trek. Drawing from the authors' twenty-five years of scholarship and field experience in the region, the volume contains a stunning and unique collection of maps utilizing state-of-the-art cartography, exquisite photography, and engagingly-written text to give accurate coverage of the Himalaya. across Nepal and Bhutan, to the hidden realms of /5(5).


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