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Odle, Sella, Marmolada

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Odle, Sella, Marmolada, by Ettore Castiglione. 12 mo., 778 pages, 8 maps, 86 drawings and 32 photographs. Published by the Italian Alpine Club and the Italian Touring Club, 1937.

This volume is one of a series of guidebooks to the Italian mountains published by the Italian Alpine Club, and deals with the three groups of Italian Dolomites named in the title. The first chapter is a survey; geographical, glacial and historical, with an outline of the flora, fauna, and alpinistic history of the region. The second chapter deals with the various ways of approach. The different refuges, huts and bases for climbing are next described, after which each group is taken in turn and climbing routes given in detail. It ends with ski itineraries. The book is well and profusely illustrated with photos, drawings and maps.

H. B. J.

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