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High Mountain Asia glacier melt
2015-05-27 12:54:00

The Everest region could change forever as a new scientific model of glaciation has predicted that glacier volume could be reduced between 70% and 99% by 2100.

2015-05-01 23:01:52

Tusker Trail Adventures successfully evacuated all 16 members of a trekking expedition (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 On Wednesday April 29, 2015, at approximately

On the edge alison levine
2015-03-11 14:34:11

RedOrbit talked to New York Times bestselling author Alison Levine about her adventures in the natural world: climbing the highest peaks on every continent, and leading the first Everest expedition of all-female Americans.

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2015-02-22 11:48:25

What a shame! With more and more people climbing Everest each year, it has become a cesspool for trash, prostitution, and fighting.

tibetan barley harvest
2014-11-22 04:14:10

Human settlements have popped up in some of the most remote locations on Earth, and a new study in the journal Science has revealed that about 3,600 years ago, an agricultural society subsisted on the Tibetan Plateau, the so-called 'roof of the world'.

2014-09-29 23:11:22

It is of great importance to have a thorough preparation before travelling at Everest Base Camp.

2014-09-28 23:02:31

Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world because it offers the chance to gaze on the magnificent north face of the world’s highest peak—Mt. Everest.

2014-09-09 23:00:40

Mt. Everest, the hottest attraction in Tibet, is seeing the peak tourism season.

2014-07-25 23:06:12

This year 2014, a sacred year for pilgrims and a peak season for travelers will bring thousands of visitors to Mt. Everest.

2014-06-22 23:03:46

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to the region. Tibet (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based


Latest Himalayas Reference Libraries

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
2014-01-06 11:03:49

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...

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2008-05-05 23:33:38

The Yellow-throated Marten or Himalayan Marten (Martes flavigula), is a species of marten found in Asia. It ranges through the temperate mountainous forests of the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, and East Asia, including the Russian Far East and the Korean Peninsula. It is generally solitary. It is distinguished from the Stone Marten by its large size and long limbs and tail; its tail makes up nearly half of the total body length. An adult may weigh as much as 7.5 pounds, and may be more than...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.