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Cambridge High Altitude Ecology Expedition

A team of four science students led by Michael Elias, graduate in neurobiology, followed in monsoon conditions the conventional trek round Annapurna, with an interesting month's detour and stay in the lake Tilicho area. They had two scientific aims: the Botanical Project examined differences in physiology and structure of Plants at various altitudes; the Dental Strontium Project examined strontium levels in, the teeth of life-long vegetarians and partial vegetarians in the Manang area.

July - September 1982
Michael Elias from Britain

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