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Burma"s icy mountains.

Francis Kingdon Ward

Burma"s icy mountains.

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL13894443M

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Get this from a library. Burma's icy mountains. [F Kingdon-Ward] -- Francis Kingdon Ward made four expeditions into the mountains at the sources of the Irrawaddy to study the flora and fauna of the area.

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Burma's Icy Mountains describes two expeditions to Burma-one on his own and a second, with a larger American party close to the Burma-China border-completed by the intrepid British explorer and plant hunter, Kingdon-Ward, prior to the outbreak of Range: $ - $   Burma's Icy Mountains describes two expeditions to Burma--one on his own and a second, with a larger American party close to the Burma-China border--completed by the intrepid British explorer and plant hunter, Kingdon-Ward, prior to the outbreak of WWII/5(3).

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Published in by Jonathan Cape. Burma's Icy Mountains, by F. Kingdon-Ward. Illustrated from photographs taken by the author. An account of an condition hardback, no dustjacket.

Moderate wear and marking to the covers, with some bumping. The following is a list of mountains in Myanmar (Burma).The elevations are in metres.

For the names of the mountains in the Latin script the most common transcription has been adopted. Note. Many mountains in the country are important not because of their height, but because of their symbolic and cultural significance.

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The Republic of Myanmar, also commonly referred to as Burma, is a nation in the South East Asia region bordering Bangladesh, China, Laos, Thailand, and country has a total land area ofsquare kilometers and lies between latitudes 9 Degrees North and 29 Degrees North and longitudes of 91 Degrees East and Degrees East.

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The arc extends northward for about miles ( km) from Cape Negrais (Myanmar) to Manipur and includes the Naga, Chin, Mizo (Lushai), and Patkai hills. The mountain range itself is about miles ( km) long.

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Enter custom title (optional) This topic is locked. Last reply was Wed, 29 Jul + The Eastern Himalaya—land of Gods, of ancient mountain kingdoms, of icy peaks and alpine meadows—is like no other place on Earth.

The life and landscapes of the region are as diverse, spectacular and fragile as the mountains themselves. Even today, these mountains hold many mysteries: unnamed species, primeval cultures and the promise of magical cures to heal all of humanity. I had learned of Hkakabo in the s, when I picked up a yellowed copy of Burma’s Icy Mountains by British explorer Francis Kingdon-Ward.

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The four highest of them are between feet/ metres and feet/ metres high and the climate here is cool. The famous gem- producing area is actually made up of several valleys and their towns and the total population of the valley is said to be about The Myanmar Himalaya The far north of Myanmar is a vast and remote wilderness rarely visited by foreigners.

Take the opportunity to see the highest mountains in Southeast Asia and witness fascinating tribal cultures around the town of Putao, virtually untouched by modern civilisation.Hiking in Northern Shan State, Myanmar is relatively straight forward.

Even though we were in the mountains, there were small dirt roads and trails everywhere. Some are large enough for proper trucks, but most are simply for foot traffic and motorbikes.

As we hiked deeper, we passed by spotted farm houses, sheds, and fields.