Exploration of the Shaksgam Valley and Aghil Ranges, 1926

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Asian Educational Services, 1928 - Aghil Range (China) - 182 pages
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The Area Of Exploration Is Of Geographical Interest As It Forms The Apex Of The Great Divide Between The Drainage Of Central Asia And The Indian Ocean. Karakoram Area. Has 12 Chapters And 4 Appendices-A Number Of Illustrations.
  

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Contents

PREFACE
1
CHAPTER IRawal Pindi to the Shaksgam
11
CHAPTER IIThe Upper Shaksgam and the Kyagar G lacier
23
CHAPTER IIIThe Lungpa Marpo and Lungmochhe
33
CHAPTEB IVThe Sa Lungpa and the Aghil Depsang
41
CHAPTER VThe Tatar La and the ZugShaksgam
48
CHAPTER VIThe Return
57
mentOrigin of the designation K2Extension
62
CHAPTER IXGeology
86
Section BSystematic Classification of Rocks
90
CHAPTER XAnimal Life
100
Section CCaptain Caves Collection Observations of Birds
106
Section DButterflies
117
CHAPTER XIIMeteorology Capt Cave page
129
APPENDICES
165
INDEX page
175

Aghil DepsangComparison with the Depsang
76

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