Author: Indra Singh Rawat
Publisher: Publications Division
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123010419
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.