Dehra Dun


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Dehra Dun

 

a city of northern India in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. Population, 199,400(1971).

Dehra Dun is a railroad terminus, the center of a tea plantation district, the home of a state institute of forestry research and instruction, and a focus of the printing industry.

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What began as an urge for documentation while he was still a young boy at Dehra Dun turned into a passionate gaze through the lens of the camera, dwelling on the magic of light and shade and of textures.
At that moment, I just walked away, got out of the gates on to the kerb, hailed an autorickshaw, landed at Chandni Chowk, packed my suitcase and boarded the coach going to Dehra Dun.
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Daily trains run to Dehra Dun, in the foothills of the Himalayas, and from there it's a quick, if hair-raising, taxi ride to Mussoorie, where the British Raj summered in an effort to get away from the heat and disease of the plains.
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Azmi of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehra Dun, India, has found shelly fossils of animals in limestone above the sandstone containing the worm impressions.
A special addition to the show is a selection of rare watercolours by the late John Martyn who was headmaster at the renowned Doon School in Dehra Dun from 1948 until 1966.
The World War II Central Internment Camp at Premnagar near Dehra Dun is more famously known for the escape of Heinrich Harrer and his memoir Seven Years in Tibet--and the film that followed decades later, starring Brad Pitt.