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0027 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 27 (Color Image)


[Figure] Hypsometry, Vol.II Panoramic Profiles of the snowy ranges of High Asia. I. The Himálaya of Bhután, Síkkim, and Nepál. These views ware drawn and surveyed by Hermann de Schlagintweit, 1855 and 1857.

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I. The Ilinuilaya of Bhutân , Sikkim, and iNei ûl.

These views were drawn and surveyed by Hermann de Schlagintweit. 1855, and 1857

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1   Ord 'nil • work as Oat drawing 4   An explanation of the method employed is e ronlalned in Vol. H.,Ry pp. tat 5, in which also the detail of +the geographical no- ordinates is sgiven.

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