Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Viking Press, 1980 - History - 292 pages
Schaller's account of his and others' long struggle to save the fascinating, increasingly rare wildlife of the Himalayas combines high adventure, close description, and scientific dedication
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Just beyond Sost the main road swings eastward into the Khun- jerab Valley
while a track turns westward to Misgar, five miles away. Lying at 10,000 feet,
Misgar is the last village on the old Silk Route before China. It is a large village, ...
Every summer the Misgar people take their four thousand or so sheep and goats
to the upland ranges around Kilik Pass, Kourban Khan told me. There on the
border, they still trade a little with shepherds from Sinkiang and Afghanistan.
... 117, 151 Misgar (Kashmir), 88, 89, 96 Modi River, 207, 209 Mohidin (cook),
123 Mongolia, 89 Mongoose, 122 Monkeys, langur, 158, 163, 223-24
Montgomerie, T. G., 101 Mountain Monarchs (Schaller), 3, 147, 262 Mountain
Sheep (Geist), ...
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