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Narrative of a Journey from Caunpoor to the Boorendo Pass, i
by William Sir Lloyd
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1846 Description: "A letter from J. G. Gerard detailing his visit to the Shatool and Boorendo passes ...," p. -347 (lst group). Subjects: Snow-line Himalaya Mountains Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846. Excerpt: ... ferent months, according to the state of the snow, which varies its form with the nature of the ground beneath it. The Barga is most accessible, and is generally open for six or seven months in the year; the others are only traversed during two or three. Further east is the Kimleea Pass, leading direct from Chitkool to Lewar: it is open in Jyt'h, Bysak' h, Jet'h, and Ashar (March, April, May, and June), but no later, as the snow then breaks asunder, forming rents and chasms that dare not be approached. East again of it is the below the highest summit, on one side, and only 400 on the other. Considering that the chain is here traversed in its crest, along which the snow forms a cliff, with no intervening peak or protuberance between the Passes, and that they all open upon the basin of ice which feeds the sources of the Pabur, we are surprised to be told, that they are frequented at different periods of the year, according to the state of the snow in each at the time. In some, at certain seasons, it separates, leaving deep and dangerous rents, which cannot be crossed; and often breaking loose, is precipitated in whole fields, with a noise louder than thunder. When this is going on in one Pass, the route leads by another. They all enter the region of perpetual congelation.—J. G. G. Sugla Pass, crossed during six or seven months; it leads to Boorasoo, from whence there is a road to Jumnoutree and Gungoutree. All those Passes are travelled hy loaded sheep and goats. I in vain endeavoured, by extravagant offers, to get a guide to accompany me to Neilung; and from what I experienced on the passage of the Charung Ghat, I am now quite convinced that this is not the proper season for traversing the more elevated ridges. April, May, October, and November, are said ...
Title Narrative of a Journey from Caunpoor to the Boorendo Pass, i
Author William Sir Lloyd
Publisher General Books
Dimensions9 in. x 0.5 in. x 6 in.
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