Map illustrating the paper of Major J. E. Sandeman, Bengal Staff Corps, showing the journey of Pundit Alaga, the sources of the Irawadi River, and its supposed connection with the Sanpo River [cartographic material] : compiled from the latest information / Edwd. Weller, lith., Red Lion Square.

Sharbau, H. (Henry) [Browse]
London : Edward Stanford, 1882.
  • Scale 1:1,250,000 ; (E 91°45'--E 98°15'/N 30°00'--N 24°10').
  • 1 map : col. ; 52 X 53 cm.


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  • Route of expedition, and conjectural course of upper Irrawaddy River, shown in red.
  • Trigonometrical points are marked.
  • "The position of Bamo (Long. 96°54'E.) and the detail south of Lat. 27° depend on the observation of Captain Bowers."
  • Includes inset: Sketch map showing the river system of Tibet, Assam & Burma [scale ca. 1:9,239,000]. Area of primary map is shown in relation to Tibet, Himalayan Mountains, and Bay of Bengal.
  • Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
  • From: Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and monthly record of geography. Vol. 4 (1882), no. 5, pp. 257-73; held in Firestone Library. Call number: G7 .J6873
Issued to accompany article: The River Irawadi and its sources / by Major J. E. Sandeman, Bengal Staff Corps. Read before the Royal Geographical Society, February 27, 1882.
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  • Online version of companion article available also through the JSTOR Web site. Access limited to subscribing member institutions only.
Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and monthly record of geography Vol. 4 (1882), no. 5, p. 257-73, facing page 328. London : Edward Stanford
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