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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1988 November With Everest Map Brad Washburn, Galen Rowell, Barry Bishop on Everest & Himalaya 2 copies available
By National Geographic Magazine 1988 November
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A VERY NICE COPY OF THIS CLASSIC MAGAZINE:
 
Articles in this magazine are as follows
 
A SPECIAL ISSUE ON MOUNT EVEREST AND THE HIMALAYA.
Mapping Mount Everest. Space-age technology provides a brilliant new look at the central Himalaya in a double map supplement, the most accurate portrait of the Everest region ever produced. Project leader Bradford Washburn relates its history. This issue includes the Everest Map



Honey Hunters of Nepal. High in Himalayan foothills, fearless Gurang men risk their lives to harvest the massive nests of the worlds largest honeybee. Text and photographs by Eric Valli and Diane Summers.

Long Journey of the Brahmaputra. From Tibets lofty passes through India to the floodplains of Bangladesh Jere Van Dyk follow the storied river whose course was a mystery for centuries. Raghubir Singh and Galen Rowell photograph the scenic region shared by Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims.

Exploring Cradle Earth. The splendor of Mount Everest, captured by William Thompson in unique aerial photographs, epitomizes the human urge to view the unknown.

The Mighty Himalaya: A Fragile Heritage. Geographer Barry C. Bishop, who scaled Mount Everest a quarter of a century ago, describes todays battle between conservationists and commercial interests in Asias loftiest mountain system.

Heavy Hands on the Land. The cursh of tourists in the Himalayan range and the needs of the local Tibetan and Nepalese populations take a serious toll, writes Larry Kohl. Photographs by William Thompson and Galen Rowell.
 
OTHER ARTICLES:

Down the Cayman Wall. By submersible, shark expert Eugenie Clark explores a kaleidoscope of marine organisms living along a 3,200-foot underwater escarpment off Grand Cayman Island in the Caribbean.

Mission to Mars.  A U.S.-Soviet manned voyage could answer age-old riddles about Earths neighbor planet. Former astronaut Michael Collins describes a flight scenario for the year 2004, with photographs by Roger H. Ressmeyer and artwork by Pierre Mion and Roy Andersen.
 
This issue includes the now classic map of Mount Everest, by Brad Washburn.

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