Annual Dinner at the St. Louis Zoo

Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2004
Time: 5:30PM
Open To: Public
Time Details: 5:30PM Members’ Meeting
6:00PM Cocktails
7:00PM Dinner
8:00PM Speaker
Location: McDonnell Center, River Camp, St. Louis Zoo

Park in Zoo’s South Parking Lot (can see from Highway 40) & use south Zoo entrance. This is closest to River Camp Facility

Description:

Speaker for the evening will be G. Keith Garman ( Explorers Club Life Member ’63)

Subject: The High Plateau Expedition – 2004 to 2008

G. Keith Garman is a geographer and historian with an extensive and innovative engineering background who lives in Fell’s Point, Maryland. He plans to lead a four-year expedition to research the geographical, geophysical and geological history of the High Plateau of China (Tibet) – The Roof of the World. The expedition will begin in Shanghai, navigate the Yangtze River by ship & barge to the Three Gorges Dam, then travel overland to the first location and proceed to crisscross the High Plateau. The expedition’s purpose will be investigation of the geological progression of the tectonic collision of India with Eurasia; formation of the Himalayas, Karakorums and Kunluns – sources of nine rivers. The party will exit Tibet and travel via Pakistan’s Indus Valley, to Karachi prior to the return voyage to the U.S. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Keith Garman. His goal is the speak about the project before every U.S. Explorers Club chapter.

In addition, Landon Jones will be speaking on his new book, William Clark and The Shaping of The West.

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