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Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya

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Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya

Time: October 15, 2011 to November 11, 2011
Location: Pavilion of the Royal Geographical Society
Street: 1 Kensington Gore
City/Town: London SW7 2AR
Website or Map: http://www.rgs.org/
Phone: 020 7591 3000
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Royal Geographical Society
Latest Activity: Oct 15, 2011

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Event Description

Depicts the work of photographer and mountaineer David Breashears, Executive Director of GlacierWorks. Since 2007, David has led eight expeditions to the region, retracing the steps of the early photographic pioneers Major E.O. Wheeler, George Mallory and Vittorio Sella.

The exhibit matches Breashears’ contemporary photographs with historical images, revealing dramatic glacial loss in the Greater Himalayan region.

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