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Among the Kara-korum glaciers in 1925

Jeannette Hooft Visser

Among the Kara-korum glaciers in 1925

by Jeannette Hooft Visser

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Published by E. Arnold & co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Karakoram Range.
    • Subjects:
    • Karakoram Range.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jenny Visser-Hooft ... with contributions by Ph. C. Visser.
      ContributionsVisser, Philips Christiaan, 1882-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.K2 V7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 303 p.
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6699545M
      LC Control Number27005140
      OCLC/WorldCa3898956

      In contrast, the Karakoram glaciers seem to be stagnating or even growing – a mysterious phenomenon termed the Karakoram anomaly. The Karakoram anomaly is one of the biggest mysteries of glacial science, which could be exacerbating the GLOF phenomena: rapidly advancing glaciers dam river valleys, causing the accumulation of glacial melt-water. Among the Karakorum Glaciers, Jenny Visser-Hooft, Edward Arnold, London, Among the Karakorum Glaciers, Jenny Visser-Hooft, Edward Arnold, London,

      It is almost 80 years since a monograph was devoted to the Karakoram glaciers. The book presents a comprehensive overview, including statistics for the ice cover, glacier mass balance and dynamics, glacierized landscapes, rock glaciers, water resources and environmental hazards.   China's Karakorum Glaciers by Zhang Xiangsong (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work.

      This picture taken on J shows a damaged bridge beside the black Shisper glacier in the Karakoram mountain range of Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region. Image Credit: AFP Millions in danger. The Central Karakoram National Park area is ca km2, and roughly 40% of it is covered by ice (30% of the glacier surface of the entire Karakoram range in Pakistan). There are some glaciers that intersect thepark boundary, and therefore including all glacier outlines CKNP boundary covers an area of 13, attention paid to this [ ].


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BATURA GLACIER -- SHIMSHAL WATERSHED -- OVER MILES ON GLACIERS. This is the first printing of the first UK edition of Among The Kara-Korum Glaciers In by Jenny Visser-Hooft. This book was published in London by Edward Arnold & Co.

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This book was published in London by Edward Arnold & Co. in The book measures mm tall x mm, and has pages, 25 b/w photo plates, 2 maps, index.

(KARAKORAM) VISSER-HOOFT, Jenny. Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers in London: Edward Arnold, Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket.

$ First edition of Visser-Hooft's account of her and her husband's expedition to the Karakoram Mountains, richly illustrated with two maps (one folding), and 25 photographic plates.

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Published by Edward Arnold London,pages. Fold out map in the back of book. This is an account of the 2nd Dutch Karakoram expedition, exploring the Batura, Hispar and Shimshal glaciers. KARA-KORUM is the name of a pass, yet it has been applied not only to the range containing the pass, but also to a tangled mass of mountains lying far to the west.

Exploration of this tangle has. Visser-Hooft, Jenny Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers in With contributions by Ph.C. Visser. London First edition pp.x,illustrations, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy in original cloth, spine faded, some spotting to fore-edge. Description. Title: Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers in Author: Jenny Visser-Hooft - Jenny Visser-Hooft (n e Jkvr Jeannette Hooft 18 JuneKensington - 16 SeptemberAnkara) was a Dutch traveler, mountaineer, and writer known for the flora and fauna research she did in the s with her husband, Philips Christiaan Visser, in Pakistan and India's Karakorum Glaciers region.

Glacier, untouched since Jenny Visser-Hooft wrote the following words about it in her book “Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers in ”, published in The Verjirab remains in our memory as the very worst glacier of the whole Kara-Korum.

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The author led four expeditions to the Karakorum. This, the narrative of the 2nd, explored the Batura, Hispar and Shimshal glaciers.

His wife Jenny Visser-Hooft accompanied him on all four expeditions, and her own account of the expedition appeared as Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers (London, ).

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They comprise major stores and sources of fresh water in an otherwise extreme, continental, dry region. As many as million people living downstream, in the valleys of the.A summer ‘vortex’ of cold air over the Karakoram, a large mountain range spanning the borders of India, Pakistan and China, is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global.