The Geography of British India, Political & Physical (Google eBook)

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John Murray, 1882 - India - 556 pages
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Contents

Land Tenures Taxation and Debt
15
India as a WHole 1 The Himalaya
18
The Safed Koh Sulaiman and Khirthar Ranges
21
The Western and Eastern Ghats
22
The Aravali Vindhya and Satpoora Ranges
23
The East Himalayan Rivers
24
The Brahmapootra
25
The Irawadi
26
The Tsittoung and Salwecn
27
The Indus
28
The West Peninsular Rivers
29
The East Peninsular Rivers
30
Waterfalls
32
Lakes
33
Canals
34
Forests
35
Trees of India
36
Railways
39
Harbours
41
Tides
42
1
43
Madras ProvinceContinued
44
Southern
47
Name Size and Position
51
Mountains Rivers Canals and Railways
52
Products
53
Land Tenures
54
The Government Rent Roll
55
The People in Districts and States
56
Nagpoor 3l i
58
The Province of BengalDistricts and Stales Central
60
Calcutta City 00
61
Twentyfour Parganahs 03
63
Khoolna including the Soondarban
65
Jessor
66
Moorshidabad
67
Pabna
68
Dinajpoor GO 11 Rangpoor Oft 12 Darjeeling
70
Sikkim State
71
Kooch Behar
72
Hoogli and Howrali
73
Bardwan
75
Dacca
76
Bakirganj
77
Maimansingl
78
Chittagong
79
Chittagong Hill Tracts
80
Patna
81
Gaya
83
Shahabad
84
Saran
85
Muzaffarpoor st 36 Darbhanga
87
Bhagalpoor
88
Santal Parganahs
89
Chutia Nagpoor 42 Hazaribagh no 43 Manbboom
92
Thc Seven Chutia Nagpoor States
93
Cuttak
95
Balasor
96
The Nineteen Orissa States
98
Protected States 51 Bhootan and Towang
99
Nepal
100
THe Province of Assam 1 Assam Province
102
Products and Trade
103
Land Tenures
104
Sylhet
107
Assam Valley 7 Goalpara
109
Nowgong
110
Seebsagar
111
Lakhimpoor
112
Kbasi and Jaintia Hills
113
Naga Hills
114
Manipoor State
115
THe Province of BritisH BurmaGeneral 1 Name Sizo and Position
117
Rivers
118
Products Railways and Trade
120
Land Tenures
122
The People and Districts
124
THe Province of BritisH BurmaDistricts Pegu 1 Rangoon City
127
Hanthawadi
128
Thonekwa
129
Henzada
130
Promo
131
Akyab
132
Northern Arakau
133
Sandoway
134
Tavoy
135
Shwegyeen
136
Toungngoo
137
Karengnco States
138
THe NortHwestern Province witH Oudii General
145
1
152
20
167
Aligarh
170
Boolundsbahr
171
Muzaflarnagar 172
173
Dclira Doon
174
Garhwal
175
TeuriGarhwal State
176
Tarai
177
Bijnaur
178
liudaun 17
181
Oudii Section of NorthWestern Province 1 Lucknow City
183
Lucknow District
184
Barabanki
185
Sultanpoor 1S7 7 Partabgarh 1S7 8 Faizabad
187
Babraich
189
Kheri
190
Sectapoor 100
191
rnAp page XIII The Province of the PanjabContinued
193
Canals and Railways
197
Land Tenures and Taxation
198
People and Districts
199
Lahore City
201
Lahore District
203
Goojranwala
204
Farcedkot State
205
Sialkot
206
Goordaspoor 207
207
Kapoorthala Mandi and Sooket States
208
Hoshiarpoor
209
Chamba State
211
The Twenty Simla States Maler Kotla and Kalsia
212
Lodiana
213
Ambala
214
Earnal
215
Delhi City and District
216
Pataudi State
218
Rohtak
219
Sirsa
220
Patiala Jheend and Nabha States
221
North Western 28 Mooltan
222
Montgomery
223
Goojrat
224
Jhelam
225
Kashmeer State
227
Hazara
231
Land Tenures and Taxation
246
The People in Districts and States
247
Karachi
250
Haidarabad
252
Shikarpoor
253
Upper Sind Frontier
254
Bombay City
255
Thana
258
Mowhar State
259
Janjccra State
260
Surat
261
Surat States
262
Khaira
264
Narukot State
265
Kathiawar States
266
Kach State
269
Pahlanpoor and Radhanpoor States
270
Khandesh
271
Tlie Dangs
272
Nasik
273
Ahmednagar
274
Sholapoor
276
Satara
277
Kaladgi
278
Belgaum
279
Southern Maratha States Savanoor and Akalkot
280
Kolhapoor State
281
Sawantwari State
282
North Kaiiara
284
Goa Province Settlement and City
285
Aden Perim and Allied Ports 42 Aden Settlement
286
Perim Island and Adjoining Ports
288
Sokotra
289
Province op Ajmer 1 AjmerMerwaraGeneral
290
Ajmer
291
Merwara
292
Baroda Rajpootana and Central India States Baroda 1 Position People and Taxation
293
Central Baroda
296
Northern Baroda
297
Sirohi
301
Doongarpoor
302
Banswara
303
Jaisalmeer
304
Bikaner
305
Bhartpoor
307
Karauli SOS 22 Boondee
308
Kotah
309
Mhalawar
310
Boondelkhand
312
Indore
313
Bhopal
315
Kajgarh Narsingarh Koorwai Maksoodangarh Kilchipoor Basoda Mahomcdgarh and Pathari
316
Raghoogarh and Paron
317
Baghelkhand States
319
The Central Province
320
Land Tenures 299
321
Position and Physical Features
322
Products Trade and Railways
323
Land Tenures and Taxation
324
The People and Districts
327
Bhandara
330
Wardha
331
Balaghat
332
Bilaspoor
333
Sconi
335
Damoh
336
Naraingpoor
337
Hoshaugabad
338
Nimar
339
The Fifteen States 24 Bastar
340
Karond and Makrai
341
Berar Province 1 Size and Position 313
343
Mountains Rivers and Resources
344
Land Tenures and Taxation
345
The People and Districts
346
Amraoti
347
VVoon
348
Booldana
349
Size Position and Resources
350
Rivers and Communications
351
Administration
352
Haidakabad StateContinued 4 Land Tenures and People
353
Districts
354
Haidarabad Golkonda and Warangal 3SS 7 Beedar Goolbarga and Raiclioor
357
Madras ProvinceGeneral 1 Size and Position 3G1 2 Mountains and Rivers
361
Products and Trade
364
Land Revenue and Taxation
365
The People and Districts 307
367
Madras ProvinceDistricts and States East Central 1 Madras City
368
Cliengalpat
371
Ncllore
373
South Arcot
374
French
375
Pondicheri 876
376
North Central or Ceded 6 North Arcot
377
Cuddapah
378
Bellary and Anantapoor 37
379
Sandoor State
381
Banaganapali State
382
Godavari
383
Ganjam
386
West Central 16 Salem
387
Coimbatorc 3SS 18 Neclgiri Hills 3tu West Coast 19 South Kanara
390
Malabar
391
Tanjore
394
Trichinopoli
395
Poodookotta
396
Madura
397
os 27 Cochin State
401
Travankor State
402
Cooro Province 1 The Country 104
404
Mysore State 1 The Country
408
Land Tenures
410
The People and Districts
411
Colonies and Countries witHin toe Political System of India 1 Ceylon 121
421
Mauritius and Reunion
423
HongKong and Macao 121
424
Siam 120
426
Upper Burma
427
Tibet and East Toorkestan
428
jl 11 Turkish Arabia and the Persian Gulf
431
Abyssinia
432
Muscat and Zanzibar
433
Geology op Peninsulaii India
435
Mineralogical Character of the Gneiss HI
442
Diamondbearing Conglomerates
449
Jurassic Marine
456
Geology or the IndoGanoetio Plain
466
Geology of the Himalaya Region
472
Meteorology of India
488
Isothermal Chart of India in May 196
496
Isobaric Chart of India in January
501
APPENDIX
511
Index
523
MAPS AND DIAGEAMS
557
RewaKantha States
570

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