German railroad on the Himalayas. (1930 - 1939)
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The head of the expedition to the Himalayas Merkle Willie tells about the journey.
The story is illustrated by photographs.
Map, Himalayas mountain system, national borders: the Soviet Union, Persia, China.
The greatest peaks - Elbrus, Karakorum.
The famous temple of the Taj Mahal in India, the Indians sent to the temple.
Indian man near a railroad car.
Rice paddies near Kashmir.
Baggage expedition on horseback, Guides Mongols.
Last post station on the road expedition.
Caravan of horses in the mountains.
The horse gets stuck in the snow, trying to pull her.
Nanga Parbat, a village in the mountains.
The route of the expedition on the map.
Camp at an altitude of 3600 meters.
Glacier Rakiot, terrace on the glaciers.
Mnozhetsvo edelweiss member of the expedition collects flowers.
Those porters, coolies.
Parking expedition, flag rise.
People in the snow outside the tent.
Snow avalanche in the mountains.
Climber jumping over crevice.
Members of the expedition are paving the way in the snow.
The top of the Karakorum expedition members sit in the snow.
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