[Taxacom] Nepal and Tibet locality location question

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Thu May 16 12:38:52 CDT 2019


Great! Thanks David. That's one down. John

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 1:36 PM David Boufford <david_boufford at harvard.edu>
wrote:

> Hi John,
>
> Answers to your questions for the places in Tibet
> .
> Tibet Tsangpo Valley [Yarlung Zangbo River?] -- Yes
>
>  'Nyima La' -- = Nyalam, 28°09'16.5"N 85°59'02.3"E -- I think this is the
> place.  It's on one of the few roads from Tibet into Nepal.
>
>  Dave
>
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> On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 1:07 PM John Grehan via Taxacom <
> taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> wrote:
>
>> If by any chance anyone knows anything about the modern name or location
>> of
>> the following place names I would be most grateful. They are for some
>> insect types
>>
>> Tibet Tsangpo Valley [Yarlung Zangbo River?], Nyima La (14,000 ft) (I'm
>> assuming this refers to the long river to the north of the Himalaya, but
>> cannot find 'Nyima La'. I did find a Nyima county [Nagqu] just to the
>> north
>> of the Zangbo river valley.
>>
>> Nepal: Chautara District, Nauling Lekh. I could not find Nauling Lekh or a
>> Chautara District, although I found reference to Chautara as the
>> Headquarters of the Sindhupalchauk District [Sindhupalchok?] which would
>> make sense for the bug (moth) I am looking at.
>>
>> Many thanks, John Grehan
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