Report on the Natural History Results of the Pamir Boundary Commission

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Office of the Superintendent of Government Print. India, 1898 - Botany - 45 pages
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Page 38 - The anterior margin of the dorsal fin is equi-distant between the tip of the snout and the base of the caudal...
Page 3 - The grass of Pamir, they tell you, is so rich that a sorry horse is here brought into good condition in less than twenty days ; and its nourishing qualities are evidenced in the productiveness of their ewes, which almost invariably bring forth two lambs at a birth
Page 21 - A very showy plant with reddish-purple flowers, and silvery pubescent foliage; rootstock woody and much branched".
Page 44 - Vegetable remains are feebly represented by a few reeds and grasses. Fish-scales abound ; but I was only able, and that after much labour, to unearth two or three imperfect specimens of the fishes themselves. These have been put into the accomplished hands of Dr. Traquair, of Edinburgh, who has been kind enough to furnish the following account of them" (in letter, dated 23rd April, 1888).
Page 33 - A systematic account of the Zoological Collection made on the road to the Pamirs.
Page 37 - ... the upper lip greatly broadened and thickened, and the profile of the snout conspicuously concave.
Page 36 - Pass, at an elevation of about 9,000 feet, tbe crown of the head is beautifully mottled ; and the back, from the nape to the root of the tail, is traversed longitudinally by ten or eleven sharply-defined, alternate dark brown and greyishwhite stripes.

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