Himalaya

Himalaya

At some 1500 miles long and 250 miles at its widest, the Himalaya range is home to the fourteen greatest mountain peaks on the planet each of which towers over 8,000 metres. Celebrated by the region's early ancient kingdoms, many of these peaks remain sacred in both the Hindu and Buddhist religions and have additionally inspired western explorers and adventurers for some 300 years.

Himalaya examines the geographical origins of the region, its earliest peoples and… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (November 12, 2013)

Collection: Conway

Page count: 192 pages

Language: English


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