Ganges: Rivers of the World David Cumming

ISBN: 9780788195112

Published: 1994

Hardcover


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Ganges: Rivers of the World  by  David Cumming

Ganges: Rivers of the World by David Cumming
1994 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: 9780788195112 | 3.14 Mb

The Ganges River rises in the Himalaya mountains & flows for 1,550 miles across northern India to empty into the Bay of Bengal. More than 300 million people are dependent on the river for both food & water. The Ganges is also the center ofMoreThe Ganges River rises in the Himalaya mountains & flows for 1,550 miles across northern India to empty into the Bay of Bengal. More than 300 million people are dependent on the river for both food & water. The Ganges is also the center of spiritual life for millions of Hindus. The Ganges delta, home to the Bengal tiger & many other rare & beautiful animals, is also subject to terrible flooding.

The people of Bangladesh face a constant battle against monsoon rains that swell the Ganges & flood the delta. This book examines these climatic conditions, pollution & the effects of deforestation & dams. Color photos. Juvenile audience.



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