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The riddle of the Tsangpo gorges

Francis Kingdon Ward

The riddle of the Tsangpo gorges

by Francis Kingdon Ward

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Published by Edward Arnold & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China),
  • Tsangpo Gorges (China),
  • China,
  • Tibet.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Ward, Francis Kingdon, 1885-1958.,
    • Plants -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Plant collecting -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Plant collectors -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.,
    • Tsangpo Gorges (China) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Captain F. Kingdon Ward ... with contributions by the Right Hon. the Earl Cawdor ; illustrated.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsCawdor, John Duncan Vaughan Campbell, Earl of, b. 1900., Theodore Roosevelt Hunting Library (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785 .K59
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, [1], 328 p., [17] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6699933M
      LC Control Number27006138

      Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges by Cox, K. (ed.) at Pemberley Books Theme Oxley Nepal Slate Thistle Currency GBP (£) US$ EURO YEN. Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges, first published in , is the fascinating account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward's most important expedition. Kenneth Cox, Kenneth Storm, Jr. and Ian Baker have spent the last fifteen years retracing the route of the expedition and have managed to reach further into this magical and only.

        The riddle of the Tsangpo gorges — First published in Subjects Description and travel, Plants, Plant collectors, Biography, Plant collecting, BotanyPages: Frank Kingdon Ward   Riddle of The Tsangpo Gorges, Edited by K. Cox, K. Storm, and I., Baker. , The Antique Collector’s Club Ltd., Suffolk, England. Amazon: $ – $

      Classic account of botanical exploration in Tibet in Little explored and virtually inaccessible, the Tsangpo Gorge in south-east Tibet is the world's deepest. Through it twists the Yarlong Tsangpo, Tibet's great river, emerging far below on the plains of India. This is the story of its exploration and the flora and fauna found there. He and others added pieces to the puzzle he called Ithe riddle of the Tsangpo gorges, O but no one has yet followed the river throughout its course. For almost four decades on several continents, a small group of American companionsUWick Walker, Tom and Jamie McEwan, and Doug Gordon were privileged to participate in the emergence of a new and.


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London: Edward Arnold & Co., (OCoLC) Named Person: F Kingdon-Ward; F Kingdon-Ward: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: F Kingdon-Ward; John Duncan Vaughan Campbell Cawdor, Earl of; Theodore Roosevelt Hunting Library (Library of Congress).

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