Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Over a period of six years, Dr. Schaller explored the awesome Himalays in order to study the fascinating but increasingly rare wild life of the area and to determine what locations would make good reserves and national parks. Just as the outside influences of the last quarter century are taking their toll of the wildlife of the region, so are they changing the culture of the people who have lived there for centuries. High adventure, introspection, observation, and discovery are a part of this story.
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south , across the river , forbidding peaks , pitiless walls of ice and toothed crags , Aung themselves up , some to a height of over 20,000 feet . Contorted glaciers protruded from the canyons , and blocks of ice floated in the river .
the gorge of the Indus northward , one moment tracing the river's edge , the next climbing high up some cliff face , leaving the roiling waters far below . At dark , our world grew very small , limited to the headlights ' beam .
Japan , musk imported by , 192 Kazmi , Hussain Mehdi , 135 Jeeps , traveling in , 36–37 , 71 Keane , Richard , vi Jeffers , Robinson , 250 Keats , John , 111 Jhelum River , 138 Kermani , W. A. , 120 Journal of Bombay Natural History ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
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