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Courting the Diamond Sow

a whitewater expedition on Tibet"s forbidden river

by Wickliffe W. Walker

  • 257 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Adventure Press, National Geographic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China),
  • Brahmaputra River,
  • China,
  • Tibet.,
  • Brahmaputra River.
    • Subjects:
    • Walker, Wickliffe W. -- Travel.,
    • Kayaking -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Kayaking -- Brahmaputra River.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.,
    • Brahmaputra River -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-252).

      StatementWickliffe W. Walker.
      ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV776.7.T55 W35 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3968149M
      ISBN 100792279603
      LC Control Number2001274257
      OCLC/WorldCa45205373

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