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In the valley of the Mekong

Matt J. Menger

In the valley of the Mekong

an American in Laos

by Matt J. Menger

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Published by St. Anthony Guild Press in Paterson, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Menger, Matt J.,
  • Catholic Church -- Missions -- Laos.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Matt J. Menger. Foreword by H. Ross Perot.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV3325.L3 M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 226 p.
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4453412M
    LC Control Number79115966

    The Mekong expedition of –, conceived and promoted by a group of French colonial officers and launched under the leadership of captain Ernest Doudard de Lagrée, was a naval exploration and scientific expedition of the Mekong River on behalf of the French colonial authorities of Cochinchina. Its primary objective, besides scientific documentation, mapping, and the mission. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sansom, Robert L. Economics of insurgency in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Press [].   Published: Zed Books - February 15th, Long known for its natural beauty, remoteness, and abundance of wildlife, the Mekong river basin runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.


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In China and Burma (Myanmar) became "dialogue partners" of the MRC and the six countries now work together within a cooperative framework.5/5(2). about this item: st anthony guild press, patterson n.j., hardbound.

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menger pages of unmarked text dand potos in burgandy hardbound in orange dj.a lovely copy at a low price size. The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world's 12th-longest river[2] and the 7th-longest in Asia.

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From the Tibetan Plateau the river runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand. Mekong Valley synonyms, Mekong Valley pronunciation, Mekong Valley translation, English dictionary definition of Mekong Valley. A river of southeast Asia flowing about 4, km from southeast China to the South China Sea through a vast delta in southern Vietnam.

The delta, a major. Mekong River, Cambodian Mékôngk, Laotian Mènam Khong, Thai Mae Nam Khong, Vietnamese Sông Tiên Giang, Chinese (Pinyin) Lancang Jiang or (Wade-Giles) Lan-ts’ang Chiang, river that is the longest river in Southeast Asia, the 7th longest in Asia, and the 12th longest in the has a length of about 2, miles (4, km).

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Its basin is home to more than 70 million people and has for centuries been one of the world's richest agricultural areas and a biodynamic wonder. The Mun is a low-gradient stream which has built a small alluvial fan at its confluence. From about 25 km upstream of Savannakhet to the Lao-Cambodia border, the Mekong is visibly in rock and the valley of the Mekong between the Korat Upland to the west and the Annamite Chain to the east narrows to km.

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