Himalayan Journal vol.02
The Himalayan Journal
Vol.02

Publication year:
1930

Editor:
Kenneth Mason
Index
  1. EXPLORATION AND CLIMBING IN THE SIKKIM HIMALAYA
    (LIEUT.-COL. H. W. TOBIN)
  2. THE GERMAN ATTACK ON KANGCHENJUNGA, 1929
    (PAUL BAUER.*)
  3. THE GEM-STONES OF THE HIMALAYA
    (DR. A. M. HERON.)
  4. BIRD NOTES OF A JOURNEY TO GYANTSE
    (L. R. FAWCUS)
  5. THE SHYOK FLOOD, 1929
    (J. P. GUNN)
  6. THE KAGAN VALLEY
    (LIEUT. J. B. P. ANGWIN.)
  7. SONAMARG AS A CLIMBING CENTRE.
    (DR. E. F. NEVE.)
  8. ISTOR-O-NAL AND SOME CHITRALI SUPERSTITIONS
    (LIEUT. D. M. BURN.)
  9. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE GERARDS
    (W. E. BUCHANAN)
  10. ROUND THE KANAWAR KAILAS
    (H. M. GLOVER.)
  11. THE MAZENO PASS
    (Captain J. BARRON.)
  12. NINE DAYS' SPORT ON THE PAMIRS
    (Captain A. A. RUSSELL.)
  13. THE MUZ-ART PASS IN THE CENTRAL TIEN-SHAN
    (LIEUT.-COL. REGINALD SCHOMBERG.)
  14. EXPEDITIONS
  15. IN MEMORIAM
  16. NOTES
  17. REVIEWS
  18. CORRESPONDENCE
  19. CLUB PROCEEDINGS.
  20. CLUB NOTICES
  21. LIBRARY NOTICES

CLUB NOTICES

I. Appointments.

The following members have agreed to act as Local Secretaries, Correspondents, Assistant Editors, etc.

Local Secretaries.

Kashmir .. .. Dr. E. F. Neve, f.r.c.s. (Edin.), Mission

Hospital, Srinagar, Kashmir.

Chamba .. ..Dr. J. Hutchinson, Chamba, via Dalhousie,

Punjab.

Simla .. .. G. Worsley, Esq., " Walsingham," Simla.

Darjeeling .. .. Lt.-Colonel H. W. Tobin, d.s.o., o.b.e.,

" The Glen," Darjeeling.

Calcutta .. .. G. B. Gourlay, Esq,, m.c., 10, Clive Bow,

Calcutta.

Local Correspondents.
Lahore H. M. Glover, Esq., Forest Office, Lahore.
London Lt.-Colonel E. L. Strutt, c.b.e., d.s.o., 12, Somers Place, Hyde Park, London, W.2.
Meerut Lt.-Colonel G. K. Gregson, d.s.o., r.a., 28th Field Brigade, Meerut
Peshawar Lt.-Colonel H. L. Haughton, c.i.e., Commanding 4th-llth Sikhs, Peshawar.
Quetta Lt.-Colonel E. F. Norton, d.s.o., m.c., Staff College, Quetta.
Murree and the Galis Lt.-Colonel C. G. Lewis, o.b.e., r.e., Survey of India, Murree
Waziristan Major-General, R,. C. Wilson, D.s.o., m.c., Commander, Wana Brigade, Wana, South Waziristan.
Switzerland H. F. Montagnier, Esq., Chalet Beau Reveil, Champery, Valais.
Scientific and Technical Correspondents.
Archaeology. Sir Aurel Stein, k.c.i.e., Ph.D., d. Litt., d.sc. C/o Postmaster, Srinagar, Kashmir.
Botany B. 0. Coventry, Esq., Srinagar, Kashmir.
Entomology Brigadier W. H. Evans, c.i.e., d.s.o., Headquarters, Western Command, Quetta.
Fishing and Shooting Lt.-Colonel H. G. Martin, d.s.o., o.b.e., Staff College, Quetta.
Folklore H. W. Emerson, Esq., c.i.e., c.b.e., t.c.s., Chief Secretary, Punjab Government, Lahore and Simla.
Geodesy and Geophysics. Dr. J. de Graaff Hunter, sc.d., m.a., Director, Geodetic Branch, Survey of India, Dehra Dun.
Geology and Glaciology Dr. L. L. Fermor, o.b.e., a.r.s.m., d.sc., Director of Geological Survey of India, Calcutta.
Meteorology Dr. C. W. B. Normand, d.sc., Director- General of Observatories, Poona.
Ornithology H. Whistler, Esq., Caldbec House, Battle Sussex, England.
Photography Captain C. J. Morris, 3rd Q.A.O. Gurkha Rifles, Lansdowne, U.P.
Survey and Maps Colonel R. H. Phillimore, d.s.o., Director, Map Publication, 13 Wood Street, Calcutta.
Zoology Lt.-Colonel C. H. Stockley, d.s.o., o.b.e., m.c. 3-14th Punjab Regiment, Fort Sandeman, Baluchistan.

Honorary Assistant Editors.
Himalayan Journal Lieut. J. B. P. Angwin, r.e., Survey

of India, Shillong.
The Pamirs and Run Lun C. P. Skrine, Esq., i.c.s., H. B. M.'s Consul-

General for Sistan and Kain, Nasrata- bad, (via Duzdap) ; and Lieut. G. Sherriff, r.a., Vice-Consul, Kashgar (via Gilgit).
Gilgit Agency H. J. Todd, Esq., Political Agent, Gilgit.
Baltistan, Nubra, Ladakh and Zaskar Lt.-Colonel M. L. A. Gompertz, 3-10th

Baluch Regiment, Wana, N.W.F.P.
Kashmir including the Kishanganga, the Lolab, the Sind and the Lidar J. Kelly, Esq., m.a., Aitchison College, Lahore; and Major K. Hadow, M.c., Srinagar, Kashmir.
Murree and the Galis Lt.-Colonel C. G. Lewis, o.b.e., r.e., Survey of India, Murree.
Punch, Jammu, and Udhampur (Kishtwar) H. L. Wright, Esq., Chief Conservator of Forests, Jammu and Kashmir State, P.O. Jammu, N. W. Rly.; and J. Kelly, Esq., m.a., Aitchison College, Lahore.
Chamba Dr. J. Hutchison, Chamba, via Dalhousie, Punjab.
Kulu Captain D. G. Lowndes, 2-18th Royal

Garhwal Rifles, Peshawar
Lahul and Spiti Captain J. S. Lethbridge, r.e., 1st Sappers

and Miners, Rawalpindi
Dharmsala Hills Captain J. W. Rundall, 1-lst K.G.O. Gurkha Rifles, attd. 3rd Assam Rifles, Kohima, Naga Hills, Assam.
Bashahr R. Maelagan Gorrie, Esq., i.f.s., P.O. Nichar, Simla Disrict.
Simla District G. Worsley, Esq., " Walsingba" Simla.
Maudi State H. L. Wright, Esq., Chief Conservator, Forests, Jaramu and Kashmir State, P.O. Jammti, N. W. Ely.
Everest Group Captain J. G. Bruce, m.c., 6th Gurkha Rifles, Abbottabad, N.W.F.P.; E. 0. Shebbeare, Esq., C/o Forest OflJce, Darjeeling.
Sikkim Lt.-Colonel H. W. Tobin, d.s.o., o.b.e.,

" The Glen," Darjeeling.
Chumbi Valley and Eastern Tibet Lt.-Colonel J. L. R. Weir, Political Officer, The Residency, Gangtok, Sikkim
Shillong Lieut. J. B. P. Angwin, r.e., Survey 0f India, Shillong.

II. Photographic Exhibition.

An Exhibition of Photographs will be held in Simla during September, 1930.

Photographs for exhibition should be sent to the Librarian, mounted and labelled, and should not be smaller than 8 inches by 12 inches.

Photographs for presentation to the Club may be of any Views of definite peaks or localities are most welcome, especially if they are clearly described, and arranged to illustrate a typewritten description of a particular journey or locality. These also should be sent to the Librarian, and not to the Secretary or Editor.

III. Applications to visit Gyantse.

It is notified for the information of Members of the Himalayan Club that the proper authority to whom to apply for permission to visit the British Trade Marts at Gyantse or places en route in Tibet is the Political Officer, Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim. It is not necessary to apply to the Government of India direct.

IV. Eastern Section Notices.

The section of the Himalaya east of Nepal is now designated for purposes of convenience " the Eastern Section." The Calcutta Sub-Committee will in future be known as the Eastern Section Committee, and the Calcutta Local Secretary becomes ex officio the Eastern Section Secretary. This change is merely a question of utility.

It is notified for information that the Local Secretaries at Calcutta and Darjeeling are willing to register the names of those desirous of travelling or climbing in the Eastern Section, and to put them in touch with others whose dates are likely to coincide. Tents, ice-axes, crampons, and other mountaineering equipment are available to members of the Club on loan from the Local Secretary at Darjeeling at a moderate charge.

V. The Mountain Club of South Africa.

A letter received from the Honorary Secretary of the Mountain Club of South Africa expresses the hope that " our respective Clubs will keep in touch with one another, and that our relations will become closer by the personal visits of members from time to time." He also assures us that his Club will be pleased to do all it can for any members of the Himalayan Club who may be passing through South Africa. The Club's address is Longmore's Chambers, 115 Longmarket Street, Cape Town.

VI. The Alpine Journal.

The following back numbers of the Alpine Journal are still required to complete the Himalayan Club Library set : 1-20, 43, 62, 65, 68, 69, 72, 73, 75-78, 83, 85, 90, 101, 104, 107, 110, 116, 129, 130, 134, 136, 143, 148, 159, 162, 170, 188, 190.

VII. The Himalayan Journal, Vol. Ill, 1931.

It is hoped to publish the third volume of The Himalayan Journal in April 1931. The Honorary Editor, Major Kenneth Mason, will be on leave in England till the beginning of October, and contributions should, if possible, be sent to him there, registered and addressed to him by name, care of The Secretary, Eoyal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London, W. 7. Information required concerning districts or routes in the Himalaya should be addressed direct to the Local Secretaries or Local Correspondents concerned. Other matters requiring immediate attention in India should be addressed to Lieut. J. B. P. Angwin, r.e.,Survey of India, Assistant Honorary Editor, Himalayan Club, C/o The Director, Eastern Circle, Shillong.

After the first week of October, correspondence for Major Mason should be addressed to him C/o the Assistant Surveyor General, 13, Wood Street, Calcutta.

VIII. Presentations of Books to the Library.

Books presented to the Library, including those for Review, should be addressed to the Librarian, The Himalayan Club, Simla, and not to any official by name.