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Buddhists and glaciers of western Tibet

Dainelli, Giotto

Buddhists and glaciers of western Tibet

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China),
  • Siachen Glacier (Pakistan),
  • Karakoram Range.
    • Subjects:
    • Glaciers -- Karakoram Range.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.,
    • Siachen Glacier (Pakistan)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Giotto Dainelli. With 32 plates and map.
      ContributionsDavidson, Angus, 1808- tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785 .D22
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 304 p.
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6301335M
      LC Control Number34003308
      OCLC/WorldCa1592679

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