Preface | Part 1 | Part 3 | Part 5 | Part 9
Author: Zhang Jimin
Paperback: 169 pages
Publisher: Foreign Languages Press (2006)
Contents: The Yarlung Tsangpo Great Canyon, also called "the last pure land of the world," is the biggest canyon in the world. It has its unique landforms, rich biological resources, beautiful landscapes and colorful cultures. The mysterious primitive religion and culture of the Lhopas and Monpas have covered this area with a mysterious veil. Through its lively text and beautiful pictures, this book attempts to present to readers the mysterious Yarlung Tsangpo Great Canyon.
The Yarlung Tsangpo Great Canyon -- the world's biggest canyon -- belongs to China and to the world. Over the past few years, all those with an interest in the natural world have turned their attention or their feet in that direction. This book, with more than 50,000 words of text and 100-odd illustrations, tries to present to its readers a complete picture of the mysterious Yarlung Tsangpo Great Canyon.
(China.org.cn October 24, 2006)