Nanda Devi: A Journey to the Last Sanctuary

Nanda Devi: A Journey to the Last Sanctuary

by Hugh Thomson
     
 

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The Nanda Devi Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful yet remote places on the planet. Surrounded by 20,000-foot peaks it was thought to be impenetrable until Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman found a way through a river gorge in 1934. Following the Second World War it was closed to travellers for political reasons, but in 2000 the Sanctuary was opened for one single visit…  See more details below

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The Nanda Devi Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful yet remote places on the planet. Surrounded by 20,000-foot peaks it was thought to be impenetrable until Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman found a way through a river gorge in 1934. Following the Second World War it was closed to travellers for political reasons, but in 2000 the Sanctuary was opened for one single visit. Hugh Thomson was offered a place on this unique expedition and his journey forms the basis of the book.

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ISBN-13:
9780297607533
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
10/31/2004
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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