'Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars'  (327/466)
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.
This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.
R oute N o. 4 — conid.
From Isfahan to BeMahdn and Bandar-Dildm, 8fc, —eontd.
Names of towns, villages, &c.
Springs gush out of the hill-side.
K haeeji (elevation
A small and dirty village of about 50
houses, assessed at 450 tomans yearly.
Snow falls between October and April.
To the south of the village is the Kiih-i-
ilitiari horse was
it is a soft food.
stationed here* Shahdaz, a
Sukhta. A detachment of six of the Ba
poor sort of clover, is nsed here as fodder ,
From Khareji a direct road leads to Chigakhor, distant 14i miles ; it leaves Tishms and
Schalamzar to the right and at 5 miles crosses the Gardan-i-
T> n „ j +0 cwakhor Pashand, 6,970' ; at 9 miles it passes the village of Kahrii,
to Chigacnor. the boundarj , b etween Chahar-Mahal district and
the Bakhtiari country and at 13 miles crosses the Kuh-i-Dalgir.— \Schindler.)
31st May 1884.
Barometer 23 , 5' / ; thermometer 48°.
Crosses the stream, here shallow and
200' wide, by a rough bridge of logs rest
ing upon revetments of boulders. The
poppy, wheat, and barley are cultivated j
•soil, a stiff clay ; fields, well irrigated and very swampy. To avoid crossing them the foot
bf the hills, skirting the valley, should be gained.
5.15 ... The stream keeps its general direction
of 200° and eventually, turning north
ward, passes through the hill Kuh-i-
Sukhta, which here runs across the
valley and over which the road passes.
Yillage, 2 miles to the right under the
hill and on the stream.
Zigzags up the side of an undulation,
the Kiih-i-Zerra ; gradient jr to
The descent is by a rocky mule path,
2' to 4' wide, with steps in places.
Traverses the valley fronting the mam
range of hills, which is passed at ^ the
Gardan-i-Schalamzar. The valley is 1
mile broad ; wheat and barley grown, now
3" high ; its stream is 7' wide and rough
Village. By rough bridge (weak) crosses
a stream 15' wide. This stream joins tha
from Shamsabad, and united flow nor - ^
west for some distance before pierc-
barometer 23-5" (6,300'). The soil, a rich.
ing the mountains surrounding the Ardal basin ; barometer b - -
red, gravelly clay, is very fertile. The poppy is cultivated. For road to Baba Haiaar,
About this item
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.
- Extent and format
- 1 volume (390 pages)
This volume contains a table of contents giving chapter headings and page references.
- Physical characteristics
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm
- Written in
- English in Latin script View the complete information for this record
Use and share this item
- Share this item
'Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars'  (327/466), British Library: Printed Collections, V 8685, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023694940.0x00007e> [accessed 26 August 2019]
Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.
<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023694940.0x00007e">'Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars' [‎282] (327/466)</a> <a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023694940.0x00007e"> <img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100023517327.0x000001/V 8685_0355.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" /> </a>
Copyright: How to use this content
- V 8685
- 'Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars'
- front, back, spine, edge, head, tail, front-i, 1:4, i-r:ii-v, 1:8, 1:2, 2a:2b, 3:4, 4a:4b, 5:40, 40a:40b, 41:54, 54a:54b, 55:60, 60a:60b, 61:64, 64a:64b, 65:96, 96a:96b, 97:98, 98a:98b, 99:108, 108a:108b, 109:112, 112a:112b, 113:116, 116a:116b, 167:176, 176a:176b, 177:178, 178a:178b, 179:184, 184a:184b, 185:190, 190a:190d, 191:192, 192a:192b, 193:204, 204a:204b, 205:208, 208a:208d, 209:210, 210a:210b, 211:212, 212a:212b, 213:230, 230a:230b, 231:236, 236a:236b, 237:240, 240a:240b, 241:244, 244a:244d, 245:246, 246a:246b, 247:248, 248a:248b, 249:252, 252a:252b, 253:254, 254a:254b, 255:264, 264a:264b, 265:270, 270a:270b, 271:272, 272a:272d, 273:334, 334a:334b, 335:366, 366a:366n, 367:390, 1:10, iii-r:iv-v, 1:2, back-i
- Bell, Mark Sever
- Usage terms
- Public Domain