Bonvalot, accompanied by Prince Henri d'Orleans, crossed the Tibetan plateau from north to south, but failed to enter Lhasa.
R.G.S.; Dutreuil de Rhins, L'Asie Centrale (Paris, 1889); Pierre Bonvalot, Through the Heart of Asia, trans.
Bonvalot and Prince Henri d'Orleans; by the Hungarians L.
After making a long detour north, often crossing the roads previously travelled by Bonvalot and Bower, and passing by Riwoche, he came to Chiamdo and Tachienlu.
Bonvalot, accompanied by Father Dedeken of the Belgian Catholic Mission aid Prince Henri d'Orleans, left Charkhlik, south-west of the Lob Nor, in November 1889, and taking a very nearly due southerly course, reached on the 13th of February 1890 the eastern end of the Tengri Nor.
Bonvalot noted some extinct volcanoes in the northern Tibet desert.
Bonvalot, De Paris au Tonkin a travers le Tibet inconnu (Paris, 1892); H.
Of course, there are also numerous monographs, among which the following may be mentioned: Edouard Bonvalot, Le Tiers Plat d'apres la charte de Beaumont et ses filiales (Paris, 1884); and A.
Littledale, du Rhins and Bonvalot may have stood on it as they looked southwards towards Lhasa, but for some Soo or 600 m.
Bonvalot in 1887, Littledale in 1888, Cumberland, Bower and Dauvergne, followed by Younghusband in succeeding years, extending to 1890; Dunmore in 1892 and Sven Hedin in 1894-1895, have all contributed more or less to Pamir geography; but the honours of successful inquiry in those high altitudes still fall to Lord Curzon, whose researches in 1894 led to a singularly clear and comprehensive description of Pamir geography, as well as to the best map compilation that till then had existed.