Sikkim - Geographical Perspectives
The book outlines the physical landspace features usch as mountains, peaks, passes, glaciers. Rivers. Lakes. Hotsprings and climates of Sikkim to provide a general idea about the physical geography of the state.
MAITREYEE CHOUDHURY (B. 1959) teaches at the Centre for Himalayan Studies, North Bengal University. She studied geography at the University of Calcutta and was awarded a doctoral fellowship by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). She served as the Head of the Department of Geography, Sikkim Government College, Gangtok, for seven years. Later she joined the Centre for Himalayan Studies as a Reader (1996) and had been the Director of the Centre for three years. She had been the Principal Investigator of a major Research Project on Sikkim sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, and several minor projects on the Eastern Himalayas. Dr. Choudhury is working and writing on the Himalayas for over two decades and has authored numerous research papers, articles and projet reports. She has also edited a journal and two books on the Eastern Himalayas.
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