Western Turkestan: An Account of the Statistics, Topography, and Tribes of the Russian Territory and Independent Native States in Western Turkestan

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Office of the Superintendent of Government Prtg., 1882 - Asia, Central
 

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Page 95 - ... observance and fulfilment of the stipulations of the present convention, and in order to regulate the proceedings of the Turcomans residing on the Persian frontier, the Government of His Majesty the Emperor of All the Russias shall have the right to nominate Agents to the frontier points of Persia.
Page 237 - It is about 4 miles from north to south, and the same from east to west; it is high and precipitous, except on the southern side, where there is a small rocky reef.
Page 95 - ... Government of His Majesty the Shah engage, on no account whatever, to permit the establishment of fresh settlements along the course of the said streams and rivulets from their sources to the point where they leave Persian territory, and not to extend the area of land at present under cultivation, and under no pretence whatever to turn off the water in larger quantities than is necessary for irrigating the fields now under cultivation within the Persian territory. "With a view to the immediate...
Page 94 - Rabab, passing at a distance of 1 verst to the north of the latter spot. From this point the frontier-line runs along the ridge of the mountains as far as the summit of the Dalang Mountain, whence passing on the northern side of the village of Khairabad it extends in a north-easterly direction as far as the boundaries of Geok Keital. From the boundaries of Geok Keital the frontier-line crosses to the gorge of the River Firuze, intersecting that gorge on the northern side...
Page 95 - ... to the Persian frontier, lie within the Persian territory, the Government of His Majesty the Shah engage on no account whatever to permit the establishment of fresh settlements along the course of the said streams and rivulets from their sources to the point where they leave Persian territory, and not to extend the area of land at present under cultivation, and under no pretence whatever to turn off the water in larger quantities than is necessary for irrigating the fields now under cultivation...
Page 250 - ABAD). The chief town in the district of the same name, in the presidency of Bombay, India, situated on the left bank of the Sabarinati, 290 miles north of Bombay, in lat. 23 N., long. 72 30
Page 347 - ... is variously given at from fifteen to seventeen millions. The peninsula is long and narrow north and south, which gives quite a range of climate. In the north the winters are rather severe, while in the south the climate is mild and healthful. The soil is naturally rich and under proper cultivation is capable of supporting a much larger population than it has at the present time. Korea's geographical position is such that it formed a sort of link between China and Japan, and for centuries it...
Page 156 - ... of trade. Not only are the sides of all the streets filled with shops and caravanserais for the storage of goods, but there are large numbers of timis. brick or wooden buildings with passages radiating from the centre, where goods of special kinds are sold. The timi of Abdullah Khan, for instance, is appropriated to the trade in silk, velvet, and cloth goods, while others are filled with cotton goods, shoes, caps, turbans, and knives. Bukhara is evidently the trading centre of all this region...
Page 305 - The streets are wide and cross each other at right angles, and the houses are mostly of brick and built after the American style.
Page 390 - The various constituents which may be found in alloys have already been enumerated, and it would be out of place to attempt a detailed description of their appearances in different alloys, under the various possible conditions of thermal, mechanical, and other treatments.

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