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History of Darjeeling and the Sikkim Himalaya

Bhanja, K.C

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ISBN 10: 8121204410 / ISBN 13: 9788121204415
Published by Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi, 1993
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: History of Darjeeling and the Sikkim ...

Publisher: Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Poor

Edition: Reprint.

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Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalaya, with their sublime snowy ranges and the tabulous Kanchenjungha, have no parallel in their physical charm and the mountaineering challenges it offer. Explorer and writer K.C. Bhanja has depicted the land and the people, the legends and expeditions, the religions and rituals of the region in authentic colours. He has delved deep into the mystique if the Himalayas, bringing out yet unknown historical facts and figures, including the expeditions by brave men who came here for the love of adventure and opened the virgin territory for others to see and enjoy. The mountains and lakes, streams and rivers, glaciers and avalanches, fauna and flora, monasteries and lamas, yaks and yatis come alive in his description. The book includes a lengthy account of Tibet, the forbidden land, and the numerous mysteries it contains. This includes the holy peak and lake, Kailas and Mansarovar. The first-hand account gathered by the author makes the narrative authentic as well as fascinating. For any tourist in the region it is an information-packed handbook. About The Author:- Dr. K.C. Bhanja, BA, HMD, an ardent lover of Himalaya and the Himalayan love, has authored several books on the subject. His works are marked by strenuous research and exploration in the area. Contents:- Darjelling Incidents Of Far-Reaching Consequence A Memorable Day-Februry 1st, 1835 And Arrow With A Letter, Attached Thereto- January, 1849 Sikkim And Britain Meet On The East Bank Of The Tista-January, 1849 A Teachery- January, 1849 A Final Treaty On March 28th. , 1861 A Present to Her Majesty The Queen Victoria The Ascent Of A Toy-Like Train The Stone Of Mahakal Sunrise From Tiger Hill The Mahanady River-Its Underground Flow The Tista River-The Mightiest Drainer Of The Estern Himalya The Great Rangit The Confluence Of The Great And The Litle Rangit Phalut, The Superb View-Point Of The Highest Peak Sart Chandra Das, 'The Hardy Son Of Soft Bengal' Allexa

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