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'Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars' [‎241] (266/466)

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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From Kum to Gulp —eontd.
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Namea of towns, villages, &c.
strength ; in a loose soil the plough turns up a 6" furrow; they are met with in no numbers,
and are used only tor ploughing, *
Notwithstanding the abundance of water, and that the plain is well canalled, the greater
part of this fertile soil is lying fallow, and much of it is not brought under asriculture
p.m. &
^■15 ... ... The hills on the right bank of the
river end abruptly in the Takht-i-Jauz,
. i ir • -ii, . J , an(1 tlie valley opens out to the south
eastward, the river gradually curving round to that direction
To the south, in the direction of the road, at a distance of 3 to 5 miles, lies a mass
of ow hills hacked by mountains topped with snow; the latter are known as the Kuh-i-
Manallat and the Kuh-i-Kahak.
A village, Deh-i-Imamzada, lies 2 miles
:roni Daulatabad on the river.
Ground well irrigated and cultivated ;
^ , , / i wheat 1' high, in ear.
DAFLATiBiD (eleva- 24 39 A poor assemblage of huts surrounded
™ „ i 10n 4 ^ 70 )- by a wall 18' high.
Mud wall, 250 yards X 250 yards. Huts of mud with domed roofs built of sun-dried bricks.
Barometer 25-45 ; thermometer 68°. The sky has been overcast since the 3rd May, and
the weathei cool and pleasant. The huts are built round yards, generally hollow, the recep-
ticles for all house refuse as well as donkeys' hoofs, horns of oxen, skins, and bones of all
are C Sere 0 dens 6 ^ the court ^ ard ' the others, the sleeping rooms,
General 'RemarJcs.~~ r £\xQ track could readily be converted into a good hard cart-road SO'
wide; all gradients are easy.
5th May 1884.
D atjlat A b A d
Barometer 25'S 7 ; thermometer 64°.
Good soil lying idle^ the uprising
plain is covered with wild flowers, especial-
Passes two small rills. To the south-west
iiT ^P^ aces hyacinth luxuriant, xct
the black tents of an iliyat encampment were seen.
1 ' ' Road, in good order and 20' to 30' wide,
enters the low hills and ascends gently,
^ A small enclosure 600 yards to the
right; a small stream, cultivation, and a
KowXTthrWt^^ 11 in and ? ,!,ntinue d tolall tili 1 p.m. The direct road leaves
•ivuirana to the lett; the road taken ran through it.
K oeraha
Large village, amidst low hills and un-
houses W™* r t i « I dulations; cultivation in the vicinity:
HaitforLTfnnl +T S J Sr ! rr0,lnded mud walls; lanes, narrow.
10 5 ( ^ lour > the mule drivers desiring to halt here.
I ••• ... Rejoinsthe direct road, and winds amidst
low undulations, which are favourable to
gradients to fhp fnn-f- /vF i. t ,, coustruction of a good road, with easy
ri rn(JQ ' J e P ass ; track generally good.
I 11 5 o 0r tllree 6ina11 streams.
j ••• 1 ... Crosses a short, difficult, stretch of
grazing to several flnMrc ,vP i. ' -i i , ) rocky soil; the pasture is poor, but affords
of sheep; soil shaly ; barometer 24,'l" (5,885').

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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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