Gangotri Glacier Himalaya: Paradise In Peril
This book is an essential guide for anyone who is seeking trustworthy information on the of Central Himalaya glacier, especially of Gangotri glacier. Featuring the author’s clear and extensive translations of original sources and field experiences, it brings to life the myths and legends of Gangotri in a lucid and engaging style.
Subject mentioned in the book also limelight’s the threats posed to Gangotri glacier valley through alterations in weather and climate patterns and recent hefty anthropogenic interventions. The voyage of the author from Gangotri temple to the glacier’s snout followed by trekking to Badrinath through the treacherous Kalindi pass is breathtaking.