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A sketch of the geography and geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet

Sidney Gerald Burrard

A sketch of the geography and geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet

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Published by Superintendent Government Printing in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical geography -- China -- Tibet,
  • Geology -- Himalaya Mountains,
  • Himalaya Mountains.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby S.G. Burrard and H.H. Hayden.
    ContributionsHayden, Henry Hubert, Sir, 1869-1923.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB293 B92, GB546.H5 B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 pts. in 1 (230 p.) :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14324410M

    sketch of the geography and geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet,' revised by by S. G. Burrard and A. M. Heron, Delhi, , pp. 26I-6 and THE ARUN RIVER DRAINAGE PATTERN AND THE RISE OF THE HIMALAYA. The mountains nearly extend 1,miles in an ellipse across southern Asia from the bend of the Indus River in the northwest to the Brahmapytra in the east. They form a barrier that. The Himalaya system, averaging to miles in width, rises sharply from the Indo-Gangetic Plain and separates northern India from the plateau of Tibet, in China.


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