Indian Explorers of the 19th Century

Indian Explorers of the 19th Century

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Author: Indra Singh Rawat
Publisher: Publications Division
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 273
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123010419

Description

The book gives a narrative account of the explorations in the Himalayas, Tibet, Mongolia and other parts of the Central Asia during 19the century. It depicts geographical, historical, cultural and social aspects of the region as also the routes followed by the mountaineers during exploration.

Born in the picturesque Himalayan region, the author served the Survey of India in a senior position and had an opportunity to acquaint himself with the rugged terrains and intrinsic beauty of the Himalatyas.

Contents

INTRODUCTION

SECTION ONE
Nain Singh

SECTION TWO
Kishen Singh

SECTION THREE
Kalian Singh
Hari Ram
Lala
Nem Singh
Kinthup
Rinzin Namgyal
Ugyen Gyatso
Mirza Shuja
Ata Mohammad
Abdul Subhan

APPENDIX
Kailas-Manasarowar

GLOSSARY