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0011 Results of a Scientific Mission to India and High Asia : vol.5
Results of a Scientific Mission to India and High Asia : vol.5 / Page 11 (Color Image)


[Figure] 5 Cane suspension Bridge over the Témshang river, in the Khássia Hills.

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