Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges: Retracing the Epic Journey of 1924-25 in South-east Tibet

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Antique Collectors' Club, 2001 - Gardening - 319 pages
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A new, fully-illustrated edition designed to celebrate the 75th anniversary of this classic account of botanical exploration in Tibet in 1924-5. Little explored and virtually inaccessible, the Tsangpo Gorge in south-east Tibet is the world's deepest. Through it twists the Yarlong Tsangpo, Tibet's great river, emerging far below on the plains of India. This is the story of its exploration and the flora and fauna found there.

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Contents

Foreword to the new edition
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The exploration of theTsangpo Gorges to 1924
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Tibetan visions of theTsangpo Gorge
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About the author (2001)

Ken Cox is a retired elementary school principal who has been collecting military memorabilia since he was a teenager. He lives in Toronto.

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