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Ten thousand miles on elephants.

Olive Smythies

Ten thousand miles on elephants.

by Olive Smythies

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Published by Seeley Service in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Nepal,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Hunting -- India.,
    • India -- Description and travel.,
    • Nepal -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a foreword by Lord Hailey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS413 .S68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination220 p.
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5843761M
      LC Control Number62000401
      OCLC/WorldCa1239573

        Conducting the first pan-African aerial survey of elephant populations in 40 years and covering , square miles across 18 countries, this ambitious project set out to .   Hannibal, who had travelled from Spain with some fifty thousand men, fifteen thousand horses and mules, and, famously, the elephants, was attempting to .

        Tomo Nishihara, the technical adviser for Nouabalé-Ndoki, told me that between and the number of elephants in the park and its surrounding buffer zones fell from ten thousand to .   The Episcopalian minister Hudson Stuck, known as the Archdeacon of the Yukon, published five books about his travels and adventures in Alaska, including Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled, published in In that book a photograph appears, and a sled bag can be seen hanging from the handlebars. That sled bag is on permanent.

      IT'S A BRAND NEW DAY, the greasy spoon’s sign has recited each day for the last ten years. Eighteen-wheelers haul their hundred hands of empty space through an air hallowed by the smoke of a thousand-acre grass fire. New roads take on the shape of the old the way rivers tongue the drowned, eternal rush hour, eternal city: beneath the floodlights on the side of the highway the blue eye of the. EBFinder Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled This volume deals with a series of journeys taken with a dog team over the winter trails in the interior of Alaska. The title might have claimed fourteen or fifteen thousand miles instead of ten, for the book was projected and the title adopted some years ago, and the journeys have continued. But ten thousand is a good round titular number, and is.


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