'Routes in Arabia'  (304/852)
The record is made up of 1 volume (425 folios). It was created in 1915. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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Route No. 74— concld.
At about mile 9, Ukahil. At about mile 14 the walled town
of Tulhat; the date groves are very extensive, and a large
stream flows through them. There are two small forts on the
summit of a hill rising over the town.
At about mile 20 a stretch of desert country is entered.
At about mile 22 the village and two forts of Mayul.
At mile 25, Manah, a town of about 4,500 inhabitants,
situated in the centre of a highly cultivated oasis some three
miles in diameter. It is surrounded by date groves except on
the south. There is a watch-tower of cemented masonry about
170 fpiet hierh. The houses are of mud and stone, some of them
' F ROM LASHKHARAH TO KAMIL.
30 tyii I/ ss ^ stctcj &s •
Authorities.—Q. S. D. Cole, November 1845.
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General Description.—This is a route suitable for pack
Various routes converge here.
ROUTE No. 75.
Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. Gazetteer, 1908.
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only in small numbers at Lashkharah.
No. of stage
A village of 200
houses, a few of stone
but mostly huts ; also
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This volume contains descriptions of the 'more important of the known routes in Arabia proper' produced by the General Staff in Simla, India. It is divided up as follows:
Part I - Routes in North-Eastern, Eastern, and Southern Arabia.
Part II - Routes in South-Western, Western, and North-Western Arabia.
Part III - Miscellaneous Routes in Mesopotamia.
Appendix A - Information about Routes etc in the Rowanduz District by Abdullah Pasha, Hereditary Chief of Rowanduz and ex-official of the Turkish Government.
Appendix B - Information relating to Navigation etc of the Tigris between Mosul and Baghdad supplied by our Raftsmen.
The volume contains a Glossary of Arabic Terms used in the route descriptions and a map of Arabia with the routes marked on it.
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- 1 volume (425 folios)
Divided into three sections as outlined in the scope and content.
The file contains a contents page that lists all of the routes included on folios 6-13 and uses the original printed pagination system.
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Condition: A bound, printed volume.
Foliation: The file's foliation sequence commences at the front cover and terminates at the inside back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Please note that f 424 is housed inside f 425.
Pagination: The volume also contains an original printed pagination sequence.
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