The Magnificent Himalayas
From the Set Geography of the World
For years, the Himalayas have beckoned explorers from around the world with their snowy peaks, which are the highest in the world. Yet these mountains are also home to intriguing animals and cultures. Learn more about the many factors that make the Himalayas so magnificent.
- For Village Pride
- The Making of a Mountain Range
- About the Himalayas
- Plants and Animals of the Himalayas
- The People of the Himalayas
- The Culture of the Himalayas
- A Himalayas Almanac
- The Himalayas in the News
- How to Learn More about the Himalayas
Author: Barbara A. Somervill
Barbara A. Somervill is the author of many books for children. She also writes video scripts and textbooks. She loves learning and sees every writing project as a chance to learn new information or gain a new understanding. Somervill grew up in New York State, but she has also lived in Toronto, Canada; Canberra, Australia; California; and South Carolina. She is a graduate of Saint Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and currently lives with her husband in Simpsonville, South Carolina.