Himalaya! The Abode of Snows! The name conjures visions of the world's tallest mountain range with its celebrated peaks—Mt. Everest, Kanchenchunga, Nanga Parbat,and more. Throughout history the mighty Himalaya have captured the imagination of young and old. How did they get there? What is their history? What secrets do they hide? What do they hold for the future? In this remarkable book, Professor Valdiya shares the answers to these questions and much more.