Discovering Himalaya : Tourism Of Himalayan Region (2 Vols.)

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Gyan Publishing House, 2007 - Ecotourism - 730 pages
Volume 1 : Ecotourism And Travelogues : The First Volume Of This Book Introduces The Reader To Mountaineering In The Snow-Capped Peaks Like Everest, Nanda Deve, Kanchenjunga, Nanga Parbat, Etc. Indeed, It Is A Thrilling Subject. Tourist Places In Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir And Uttarakhand Include Mainly The Buddhist And Hindu Religious Shrines, Besides The Other Places. Volume 2 : Glaciers And Watershed : The Second Volume Of This Book Deals With The Inclement Weather And Other Climatic Conditions Of The Mountainous Regions, Including Snowfall, Rainfall, Glaciers, Eco-System, And River Systems Of Nepal, Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh And Assam, Etc.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Snow And Rain Over The Himalayans
15
Himalayan Glaciers
33
Interference of Persistant Mists The Scale of Survey Adopted
40
The Surveys of the Workmans The Explorations of Dr Longstaff
50
Himalayan River Sytems
79
Himalayan River Of Asaam
105
Himalayan Rivers Qf Punjab
127
Drainage Basins of Eastern Himalayas
173
The Kaneli Watershed
189
The Panar Watershed
209
Watershed Management
217
Water Ecosystems
251
The How and Why of Himalayan River Gorges
291
Floods and Landslides in The Himalayas
305
Index
321

Himalayan Rivers Of Nepal
157

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