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A Mountain in Tibet


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The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great Rivers of India by Charles Allen

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Published by Andre Deutsch, 1982, 1st, D/w, Insc, Fine.  The holy mountain of Mt Kailas stands in remote Western Tibet, close to the sources of four of Asia’s mightiest rivers – the Ganges, the Indus, the Sutlej and the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra, and is sacred to Hindus and Buddhists.  Allen, who has trekked and climbed extensively in the Himalayas and further afield, tells the story of its exploration, including the travels of Savage Landor, Kawaguchi and Hedin, amongst others.

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Weight.85 kg