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Sven Hedin

Sven Hedin (1865-1952) was one of the world’s greatest explorers. His travels through Russia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Central Asia, China and Tibet led to important discoveries and achievements. His books include Through Asia, A Conquest of Tibet, A Journey through Persia and Mesopotamia, Transhimalaya and My Life as an Explorer.

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The Wandering Lake
Into the Heart of Asia

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The lake of Lop Nur, the "Heart of the heart of Asia," is one of the world’s strangest phenomena. Situated in the wild Chinese province of Xinjiang, Lop Nur -...
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The Silk Road
Ten Thousand Miles through Central Asia

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Linking East and West, Asia with Europe, the Silk Road was once the most important trading route in the world. A conduit for the exchange of prized silks,...
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The Trail of War
On the Track of Big Horse in Central Asia

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Commissioned by the Chinese to map a road through one of the most inhospitable regions in the world, Hedin set out on a journey that saw him become entangled...
Sven Hedin

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