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THE HIMALAYAS Bob Gibbons 1991 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Gibbons, Bob and Paul Davies
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London, 1991, 1st edition. 140 pp, 80 color and b/w photos, bibliography, appendix, index. Blue cloth hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

Describes the physical features of the mountains and their geological and cultural history. A general chapter on visiting the region is complemented by separate chapters on various holiday interests for the naturalist, photographer, trekker and climber.

The final section discusses the protection and future of this unique region at the roof of the world, and describes its natural parks and preserves. Bob Gibbons is a professional author, photographer and naturalist. His other books include 'Himalayan Kingdoms' (with Bob Ashford) and 'The Pyrenees' (with Paul Davies).


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