Geodesic and Cartographic Headquarters, Council of Ministers, USSR, 1989. Stock ID #162110
Maps and illustrations throughout, most in colour, a few in black and white, 118pp, 26 page booklet in Mongolian loosely inserted. 28 x 23cm. A detailed volume on Lake Khövsgöl and its surrounding area, including numerous coloured maps showing geology, seismic data, temperature, vegetation, wildlife, population (including ethnic composition of population) etc. Also includes photos of the lake and its surrounding landscape (including images of local people) and black-and-white drawings of wildlife, fish etc. Part 1 covers the region around the lake, while Part 2 focuses on the lake itself, with maps detailing the chemical content of the water, organic life etc. 11 pages of text at the back of the volume give a description of the environment, history and society of the region. The text is in Russian, but a loosely inserted booklet gives text in Mongolian (cyrillic). Long dustjacket blurbs in English and German give details of the coverage of the text and maps. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 162110).
Price: $95.00 AU