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abruptly abundant alluvial alluvium alpine appearance ascended borax boulders Chenab cliffs climate close coloured common conglomerate considerable continued course covered crest crossed cultivation day's journey deep deodar descended direction distance district Dras Dras river east elevation encamped extend extremely forest formed glacier gneiss gradually granite grassy Hanle height hills Himalaya hundred feet Indus Iskardo Jelam junction Kashmir Khapalu Kunawar lacustrine lacustrine clay lake lower mass mountains nearly Nubra Nubra river numerous observed occupied occurred open plain open valley Parang pass patches plants platform poplar range ravine ridge rise road lay rock rocky Rondu rose round rugged sandstone scattered seen Shayuk Shigar river shrubby side Simla slate slope snow snowy species spurs steep stony summit surface Sutlej Sutlej valley Tarkata thousand feet Tibet Tibetan tion town tract travelled trees upper vegetation village width willow wood Zanskar Zoji pass
Page 518 - A SURVEY OF THE EARLY GEOGRAPHY OF WESTERN EUROPE, as connected with the First Inhabitants of Britain, their Origin, Language, Religious Rites, and Edifices. By HENRY LAWES LONG, Esq. 8vo, 6s. LITERARY PAPERS ON SCIENTIFIC SUBJECTS. By the late Professor EDWARD FORBES, FRS, selected from his Writings in the
Page 109 - The gradual transition, in ascending the Sutlej, from Hinduism to Buddhism, is very remarkable, and not the less so because it is accompanied by an equally gradual change in the physical aspect of the inhabitants, the Hindus of the lower Sutlej appearing to pass by insensible gradations as we advance from village to village, till at last we arrive at a pure Tartar population. The people of upper Piti have quite the Tartar physiognomy, the small stature and stout build of the inhabitants of Ladak,...
Page 509 - FERNY COMBES; a Ramble after Ferns in the Glens and Valleys of Devonshire. By CHARLOTTE CHANTER. Third Edition. Fcp. 8vo, 8 coloured plates by FITCH, and a Map of the County, 5*.
Page 511 - ICONES PLANTARUM ; or, Figures, with brief Descriptive Characters and Remarks, of New and Rare Plants, selected from the Author's Herbarium.
Page 507 - Himalaya ; Being an Account of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya. By JD HOOKER, MD, FRS Imperial folio, 30 coloured plates by Fitch, £3.
Page 507 - Haenke were together in a pirogue upon the Rio Mamore', one of the great tributaries of the Amazon river, when they discovered in the marshes, by the side of the stream, a...
Page 510 - ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH MYCOLOGY, comprising Figures and Descriptions of the Funguses of interest and novelty indigenous to Britain. By Mrs. TJ HUSSEY.
Page 508 - The drawings are beautifully executed by the author himself on stone, the dissections carefully prepared, and the whole account of the species drawn up in such a way as cannot fail to be instructive, even to those who are well acquainted with the subject. The greater part of our more common Algae have never been illustrated in a manner agreeable to the present state of Algology," QARDENEES
Page 510 - THE TOURIST'S FLORA ; a Descriptive Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the British Islands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and the Italian Islands.
Page 517 - When camping out on the mountain-top or in the wilderness ; roughing it in his long journey through the interior ; observing the very singular mode of life there presented to his notice ; describing the curious characters that fell under his observation ; the arts or substitutes for arts of the people ; and the natural productions of the country ;— these travels are full of attraction.