Author:Sven Hedin

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Sven Anders Hedin
(1865–1952)
a Swedish explorer, geographer, and travel writer, primarily remembered for accounts of his four expeditions to Central Asia. In the course of these expeditions, he located sources of the Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej Rivers, mapped lake Lop Nur, discovered the remains of cities, grave sites and the Great Wall of China in the deserts of the Tarim Basin. Hedin left detailed accounts of his trips to Constantinople (Istanbul), Caucasus, Tehran, Mesopotamia (Iraq), lands of the Kyrgyz people, India, China, Asiatic Russia, and Japan.
Sven Anders Hedin

Works[edit]

  • Trans-himalaya Discoveries And Adventures In Tibet Vol I
  • Trans-himalaya Discoveries And Adventures In Tibet Vol II (1909)
  • Through Asia Vol I
  • Through Asia Vol II (1898)
  • My Life As An Explorer (1926)
  • A Conquest Of Tibet (1935)

Works about Sven Hedin[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1952, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.