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'Military Report on South-West Persia, Including the Provinces of Khuzistan (Arabistan), Luristan, and Part of Fars' [‎299] (344/466)

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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299
R oute N o.
From Isfahan to Behlahdn and contd.
J be
a
S -f j
§02
Time.
Names of towns, villages, &c,
D istances iw
miles.
In dir e
Eemarks.
a.m.
11-0
11-20
A libaz
all pasture is dried up.
at gradients of to J.
11-35
1140
p.m.
12-5
The slopes of the hi
of the two rivers effected.
Small village. The soil is fertile and well
watered by streams ; good crops of barley
and wheat growing The rays of the- sun
are powerful, and flies distress the horses;
Is are frjm 15° to 20°, and the road ascends them
Descends a valley with a soil growing
good pasture and cereals.
Ascends a grassy valley; ascent, very
gentle; trees and shrubs as before.
Descends, and, again ascending steeply
over a bill, descends into a long narrow
valley; the path is 2' wide ; the Kiih-i-
Dina still lies close to the right.
12-45 ... ... ... A small stream flows down the valley;
it is now nearly dry ; the pasture is burnt
up ; if cut it would produce quantities
of hay (see 'pages 304, 305) ; in the
spring, winter, and autumn of the year
its pasture would be excellent.
2-35 ... ... The valley branches; the path ascends
that to the right hand.
2-55 ... ... ... Descends into a deep basin well wooded
with oaks ; an attempt appears to have
been here made to start a nursery for young oak trees ; all young trees must be destroyed
by grazing, as they are not protected in any way. There is no water in the basin.
3-40 f ... ... ... Ascends out of it and through the wind
ing Tang -dil-i-baksh. The country now
becomes treeless, and no shrubs grow.
Traverses a high, level plateau, de
scending gently ; barometer* 22 0" (8,500').
The Kfih-i-Dina here ends.
Turns up a gently undulating valley
4 to 5 miles broad.
25 269 Khurra, an encampment of the Kuhgehlu
under Wall Khan; there is an Irnam-
zada here ; the grazing in the valley is
good j its water is muddy and in no large
12
5-25
545
K htjrri
7,390').
(elevation
quantity.
For road to Felat see page 292.
The track throughout the day was an easy one.
The soil passed over was a gravelly clay.
There is said to be bear shooting in the neighbourhood. No use is made of the skins, and
tbe Kuhgehlu were surpris&J to hear that they were of any value.
* High wind and a slight shower probably caused the barometer to fall.

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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)
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