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of arable land still unoccupied is likely to be exhausted within a measurable period . Chitral had 55,000 people in 1895 and has three times as many today . All arable land is under cultivation , yet there is a desperate food shortage .
More than a hundred million years ago , during the early Cretaceous , that land which is now the Himalayan region was covered by the Tethys Sea , which separated Eurasia from the southern continent , Gondwanaland .
The Kang Chu - chu meaning water in Tibetan - drains a finger of land that projects into Tibet ; in fact , the valley was part of Tibet until in 1961 it was ceded to Nepal in exchange for other land . One ministry said that the Kang Chu ...
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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
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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