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Climbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain Ranges

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Climbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain Ranges
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Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN/ASIN: B007SP4BSW
Number of pages: 426

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The man who ventures amongst the Himalaya in order that he may gain a thorough knowledge of them must of necessity be a mountaineer as well as a mountain traveller. He must delight not only in finding his way to the summits of the mountains, but also in the beauties of the green valleys below, in the bare hill-sides, and in the vast expanses of glaciers and snow and ice...

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