40 WILD AND NATURAL PLACES
The Arctic to the Deltas of the Ganga and the Ayeyarwady
[Ganges and Irrawaddy]

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40 Wild and Natural Places:the Arctic to the Deltas of the Ganges and the Ayeyarwady. Note added December 7, 2009—I just noticed that Western Europe is not represented here; I am happy with that but will consider the Scottish Highlands and other possibilities later

TEN: WORLD

Arctic North from Brooks Range to North Slope
Rocky Mountains, Durango to Alberta, including Barranca del Cobre
Amazon headwaters & drainage
Nile & lakes
Niger & Congo of West Africa

 

Mountains & fjords of New Zealand
Siberian forests & shamans of Siberia & Mongolia
Bam-i-Dunya, Pamir / Tibetan Plateau [12K-13K ft] & Hindu Kush
Deltas of the Ganga and the Ayeyarwady
King George Island, Antarctica, and wildlife

FORTY: CONTINENTS AND OCEANS

North America

Brooks Range, rivers & porcupine caribou herd
Yukon-Northwest Territories - wood buffalo & Yazin Highlands
Rockies: Durango to Alberta
Barranca del Cobre / Copper Canyon
Denali / McKinley
Katmai 10,000
Gulf of Alaska / Glacier Bay & neighboring rivers, mountains & glaciers
British Columbia tour

 

Asia

Siberia - 5M sq. miles of coniferous forests of the North [taiga]
The Siberian shamans
Bam-I-Dunya: Pamir Plateau
K-2
Hindu Kush
Deltas of the Ganges & the Ayeyarwady [Irrawaddy]
Lake Baikal
Mongolia

Central & South America

Amazon drainage & headwaters
Cordillera Blanca
Tierra del Fuego
Central America tour
Andes
Patagonia
Machu Picchu, Peru
Torres del Paine

 

Africa

Nile & lakes
Mlanje & Kilimanjaro
West Africa: Niger & Congo
Rift valley
Sahara
Kalahari: bushmen

Antarctica

King George Island & wildlife
Vinson Massif
Pole

Australia, New Zealand

Corral Sea
Barrier Reef
Mountains & fjords of New Zealand
Outback
Victorian Alps

 

The Arctic

Fjords, lakes & wildlife of Ellesmere Island
Pole

 

Islands

Islands of the Mediterranean
Islands of the Indian Ocean

 

MODERN EXPLORERS AND EXPEDITIONS

The Voyage of the Beagle

Challenger Expedition

Great Northern Expedition

Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Arctic: Study and Exploration [Contents at Study and Exploration]

Royal Geographical Society [some expeditions]

Humboldt Glacier...world’s largest glacier

Dawson River - Australia - 1844 expedition

Arfersiorfik Fjord

The Biological Sciences [Contents at: Biological expeditions.]

Everest, Mount - incl. exploration

Kosi River - Everest drainage

K2 - incl. Exploration

Annapurna - incl. ascent

Aconcagua, Mount - highest in W. Hem. - incl. Exploration

McKinley, Mount - incl. Exploration

Denali National Park and Preserve

Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry - Antarctic explorer

Heyerdahl, Thor - Polynesian Ra Expedition

Mikkelsen, Ejnar - Greenland explorer

Sturt, Charles - Australian explorer

 

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