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'GAZETTEER OF PERSIA. VOL. III.' [‎90v] (185/982)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (487 folios). It was created in 1910. 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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(Cl er lc — Taylor — Jones—Wray — Rich — Ouseley — Monteith — Odling —
MacGregor — Curzon, 1889 —Routes in Persia, Sect ion 1, Ed. 1898— Persian
Gulf Gazetteer, 1908.)
A small canal in the Falahleh district of Southern ’Arabistan, on the
right bank of the river Jarrahi, with which it connects. It irrigates
50 fadddns of country cultivated by Karaijeh (Ka’b) Arabs, who grow
wheat and barley. Their fighting strength is 50 men of whom 40 have
rifles and 40 are mounted. —{ 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.)
A sub-division of the Bani Saleh tribe {g. v.).
A village in the Abrquh division of Isfahan. It is situated on the south
border of the oasis of that name, and consists of about 30 houses, which,
however, cover a considerable space, as each has a large garden round it.
Excellent water and a few supplies of all sorts are procurable here, and
there are one or two small forts of small or no strength in the village.—
BUGRAB— Lat. Long. Elev.
A small stream in Khuzistan, which joins the Dawarij in the plain of
Patak.— (Layard.)
BUHAREH (?)— Lat. Long. Elev.
A village in Pars, near the source of a stream joining the Daliki rrvhr
between the hills of Khiraj and Salamati, and coming down the Tang-i-
Zard pass.— [Durand.)
BUHRAK— Lat. Long. Elev.
A range of hills close to the Shir Kuh, about 30 miles south of Yazd.—
BUIPAR— Lat. Long. Elev.
A village of Pars. It is on the Bushire-Shlraz road via Husainabad.—
[St. John.)
BUKAN— Lat. 30° 4' N. Long. 53° 9' E. Elev.
A village in Pars, 19| miles north-west of Arsinjan. It is situated in a
well inhabited and fruitful valley. It is a fair-sized village, affording sup
plies of all sorts, but suffers from the ravages of locusts.— [Stotherd, 1893.)
BUKAT —Lat. Long. Elev.
A village and garden in Pars, with about 100 inhabitants, parsed on
the Shiraz-Darab road at about 30 miles from the former place between
Mali or lu and Sarvistan.— [Preece, 1884.)
BUI -’ABBAS— Lat. Long. Elev.
A large village in Laristan, on the bank of the Ab-i-Zard, 16 miles north
west of Mangashi, at the point where it descends from the mountains by

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The item is Volume III of the four-volume Gazetteer of Persia (1910 edition).

The volume comprises that portion of south-western Persia, which is bounded on the west by the Turco-Persian frontier; on the north and east by a line drawn through the towns of Khaniqin [Khanikin], Isfahan, Yazd, Kirman, and Bandar Abbas; and on the south by the 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. .

The gazetteer includes entries on villages, towns, administrative divisions, districts, provinces, tribes, halting-places, religious sects, mountains, hills, streams, rivers, springs, wells, dams, passes, islands and bays. The entries provide details of latitude, longitude, and elevation for some places, and information on history, communications, agriculture, produce, population, health, water supply, topography, climate, military intelligence, coastal features, ethnography, trade, economy, administration and political matters.

Information sources are provided at the end of each gazetteer entry, in the form of an author or source’s surname, italicised and bracketed.

The volume contains an index map, dated July 1909, on folio 488.

The volume also contains a glossary (folios 481-486).

Compiled in the Division of the Chief of the General Staff, Army Headquarters, India.

Printed at the Government Monotype Press, India.

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1 volume (487 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 489; 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. Pagination: the volume also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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