Agriculture in the Himalayas of Nepal According to some estimates, as much as 90% of Nepal's population relies on agriculture for its sustenance. The significant climactic variations between Nepal's sub-tropical Terai region, hills region, and Himalayan mountain region lead to a variety of different agricultural models. Within the northern Himalayan region, additional variations in agricultural style exist because of changes in the qualities of available soil and quantities of moisture at
charges more money foe climbing the famous mountain range, but “sixteen of the thirty expeditions last spring  were climbing on the Nepal side of the mountain.” (Krakauer, Into Thin Air, page 27). However, despite not being well known the Tibet-Himalayas are an area with many common characteristics, both of a physical, human, and cultural kind. Physical Characteristics The Tibet region has common physical characteristics. The elevation of this is area is the highest elevation in the world that
Mount Everest is the tallest most dangerous mountain in the world. Located in the Himalayas on the border of China and Nepal it is a spiritual leader for the communities that live in the Himalayas. But for the tourists who travel there to embark on a vigorous life-changing journey it is just a mountain that they hope to conquer. Everest has been a beacon for climbers and adventurers for over 50 years, starting in 1953 when Sir Edumund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay his Sherpa, climbed it for the first
human population, and introduction of exotic species (Background paper on Himalayan ecology, 2010). For Himalaya, deforestation is one of the main causes of extinction. People living in Himalaya convert the forest into an agricultural land and overuse the timber, fodder, and fuel wood (WWF, 2011a). Moreover, the production of charcoal and over-grazing is considered to be causes of extinction in Himalaya (WWF, 2011a).Many Himalayans depend on farm animals for their living but do not have enough food for
recent decades, it has developed rapidly in mountainous regions throughout the world, especially in the Himalayas. Presently it is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The contemporary global middle-class spends a large amount of their disposable income on recreation and leisure. That money is increasingly being spent on activities such as mountaineering and trekking in the Himalayas and on the Tibetan plateau. This growth in the tourism sector has increased the influx of capital into
Global Glaciers in the Himalayas The Himalayan mountains are home to the second largest body of ice in the world, these glaciers are extremely important to the lives of many people, animals and ecosystems.The Himalayan range includes about 15,000 glaciers, which store about 12,000 km3 (3000 cubic miles) of freshwater. The Himalayan mountains are located in the northeastern part of India and pass through several countries including Pakistan, China, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bhutan. The glaciers in the
”when the abominable snowman is angry or started, it makes frightening sound. it cries a high pitch whistling sound that can be heard for miles. The belief is that the yeti could be true and can be supported by the huge footprints found in the Himalayas. “The Yeti, once better known as the Abominable Snowman, is a mysterious bipedal creature said to live in the mountains of Asia. It sometimes leaves tracks in snow, but is also said to dwell below the
bowl. Purun Dass faked his death and changed his name to Purun Bhagat. Bhagat walk through many different towns such as: Rohtak, Kurnool, Samanah, and he wondered upon the Himalayas. This is where he chose to stop wondering because he was reminded of his mother who was Rajput Brahmin birth. This setting of the Himalayas and the memory of his mother is impor...
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Top 5 places to visit in Dooars With an unspoiled terrain and the mighty Himalayas forming a stunning backdrop, Dooars is a paradise for nature lovers. Many may not be aware of the fact that there are many places to visit in Dooars. Duar means door in Bengali and this region has been aptly named Dooars or Duars as it is the door to Bhutan and North East India. Veined by mighty rivers like Teesta, Torsa, Murti, Jaldhaka, Dyna and Sankosh, the region is blessed with dense forests and exotic wildlife