Secrets of the Sky Caves

Secrets of the Sky Caves

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What's more dangerous than scaling Mount Everest? For mountaineer Pete Athans, the answer lies in the ancient kingdom of Mustang, a remote part of the Asian nation of Nepal. Long-abandoned caves built high into steep cliffs contain amazing treasuresa€”and pose incredible dangers. Reaching these qsky cavesq safely takes guts, smarts, and luck. And then there's the question of what to do with a two-thousand-year-old human skull. . . From 2007 to 2012, Pete explored Mustang's sky caves with a team that included scientists, mountain climbers, and even two children. They found mummies, murals, manuscripts, and other priceless artifacts. Follow Pete on his dangerous trips to the sky caves and discover the secrets the caves revealed.Tissues called ligaments connect our bones into a single skeleton. The human skeleton has 206 bones. Finn can name all 206, and Cleo isna#39;t far behind. A human skull has twenty-nine bones. Some of the smallest bones in the human bodyanbsp;...

Title:Secrets of the Sky Caves
Author:Sandra K. Athans
Publisher:Millbrook Press - 2014-04-01


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