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'Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars' [‎206] (217/466)

The record is made up of 1 volume (390 pages). It was created in 1885. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: Printed Collections.


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E outb N o. 1 — contd.
from MuJiammeTah to §•(?.—eontd.
O O)
►g be
Names of towns, villa es, &c.
p. m.
Bad descent into tlie small stream, flow
ing down the Theodor valley (Feriab),
see page 212. Road a mule track
Winds over a stony outcrop and enters the Theodor valley. A small clear stream
^^Sofl orpsum' r^k^abounds ip'the^rongh of the Saimarrah valley and along tl,e lower
edges of the spurs thrown out from the mam ranges hut never at any elevation.
Theodoe Yallet
(elevation 1,250'}.
At 3-30 p.m . the barometer read 28 , 8 7 .
At 3-30 p.m . the thermometer read 80°; shade.
9th April 1884.
Kuh-i-Kheolah; gradient, easy ; path very stony
Jaokar (elevation
A branch road runs from this point to tlie
Dahlich pass (see page 212). It traverses
the pastures of the Michwand.^ ^It crosses
the Kheolah range and the Kailan pass.
. Barometer 28-82' / ; thermometer 56-5°.
Follows the path up the stony valley,
with its bed strewed with boulders, and
difficult to ride or walk over.
Crosses a spur thrown out from the
Good grazing ground. All the valleys
crossed are suited for camping small
numbers. ^
Descends into the rich pasture valley
of Jaokar watered by a clear brook.
Camp; pasture, knee deep, of supeih
quality. Barometer 28'25 // (1,840); ther
mometer 70° ; breeze pleasantly coo.
, Some of the Iliyats followed the road
taken ; others took parallel roads to its south ; all cross the numerous spurs thrown out from je
Kheolah Range towards the river ; the paths cross them by gentle gradients ; loose stones
Crossing the spur; barometer
Descends gently.
By gentle gradients crosses a spur at
the foot of the Kheolah Range.
Cross a small stream \ here and them
the grazing met with is good.^
Camp of lliyats ; good grazing.
Ascends a deep stony hill side, and by a
narrow ledge skirts it for some distance.
Road skirts the almost perpendicular
i . i Tr-i—i^t. rising 500
side of the Kheolah
to 1,000' over the valley.
(2,060'); good grazing.
Barometer 28'
everywhere, and render trave
streams in every valley ; the water is nard and curdles soap, xuc ^ --- ^
valley is here 300°. Considerable numbers could encamp in this valley, which is trom J
r elling to both man and beast very tedious {seepage 346) ; there aie
water is hard and curdles soap. The general line of the

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Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars by Major and Bt. Lieut-Col. Mark S. Bell, V.C., R.E.

Publication Details: Simla: Government Central Branch Press, 1885. Prepared in the Intelligence Branch of the Quarter Master General's Department in India.

Physical Description: 3 maps in end pockets. 41 plates.

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1 volume (390 pages)

This volume contains a table of contents giving chapter headings and page references.

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Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm

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