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A journey to the source of the river Oxus.

Wood, John

A journey to the source of the river Oxus.

by Wood, John

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afghanistan -- Description and travel,
  • Pakistan -- Description and travel,
  • Tajikistan -- Description and travel,
  • Amu Darya

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS352 .W87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxc p., 1 l., 280 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23378527M
    LC Control Number02007436

    Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. A Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Source of the River Oxus: By the Route of the Indus, Kabul, and Badakhshan, Performed Under the Sanction of t. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | . and-wife team who recounted their journey in “We Took the High Road in Afghanistan,” National Geographic, Novem ber Al though it had b een more th an fifty years ag o, we were purposefully following in their f oot steps. We turned to Jean Bowie Sh or’s book After You Mar co Polo to se e how they had deal t with Wa khan.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 9. A journey to the source of the river Oxus. This book, "A journey to the source of the river Oxus," by John Wood, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it.

Journey to the Source of the Oxus is Wood’s account of his expedition and discoveries, first published in Presented here is the second edition, which appeared in London in Wood was one of the first Europeans to visit many remote regions of present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The book includes observations on topography and. Get this from a library. A journey to the source of the River Oxus. [John Wood] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. The Amu Darya (Persian: آمودریا ‎, Āmūdaryā; Arabic: جيحون ‎, Jihôn or Jayhoun; Hebrew: גּוֹזָן ‎, Gozan), also called Oxus and Amu River, is a major river in Central is formed by the junction of the Vakhsh and Panj.

In ancient times, the river was regarded as the boundary between Iran and Turan. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wood, John, Journey to the source of the river Oxus. Farnborough, Gregg, (OCoLC) Internet Archive BookReader A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus Internet Archive BookReader A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus.

English: A Journey to the Source of the river Oxus. By Captain John Wood With an Essay on the Geography of the Valley of the Oxus. By Colonel Henry Yule, C.B. (With maps) () by WOOD, John - Lieut., I.N.

A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus: With an Essay on the Geography of the Valley of the Oxus: Author: John Wood (Captain.) Published: Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus: With an essay on the geography of the valley of the Oxus by Henry Yule (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus: With an essay on the geography of.

In reality little was known when Lieutenant Wood, R.N. ventured into the Wakhan in and, choosing to follow the northern Panj branch of the river, found Lake Syr Kul. This was presumed to be the Dragon Lake and the source certainly of the Oxus. His Journey to the Source of the Oxus () remains a travel classic.

Wood, Captain John A Journey To The Source Of The River Oxus. With an Essay on the Valley of the Oxus by Colonel Henry Yule. Published: John Murray, London, Edition: Second Edition.

To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in One midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf's river from source to sea. The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape - and how ghosts never quite leave the places they love/5.

John Wood ( – 14 November ) was a Scottish naval officer, surveyor, cartographer and explorer, principally remembered for his exploration of central Asia. Wood was born in Perth, schooling at Perth Academy, he joined the British Indian Navy, was made a Lieutenant, and soon demonstrated a flair for of the maps of southern Asia.

Pamir and the source of the River Oxus – George Curzon. The Roof of the World – T.E. Gordon. Another British gentleman traveler who traveled in the 19th century to Tajikistan to find the source of the river Oxus.

The Roof of the World – T.E. Gordon. A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus – John Wood. Jack Nisbet takes us on two journeys with his book, Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across North America.

One journey is his personal trek to find David Thompson; to track his movements across the Northwestern part of the American continent during the first years of the 19th century and to connect with him/5. The marauder Obaidallah crossed the Sita River (aka Kabul River) and made a raid on Kabul in only to meet with defeat and humiliation.

Vincent Smith, in Early History of India, states that the Turkishahiya dynasty continued to rule over Kabul and Gandhara up until the advent of the Saffarids in the ninth century.

Alexander's Lost World is a 6 x 60" series coproduced with David Adams Films and Sky Vision. Following the course of the River Oxus (Amu Darya) for the first time, Adams takes viewers on an extraordinary 1,mile ( km) journey through war-torn Afghanistan and Central Asia.

5) Exploration of the Colorado River | By John Wesley Powell. Powell’s book about his journey through the Grand Canyon is a standard-bearer of adventure literature. It has it all: great unknowns, incredible hardship, courage, and excitement in a jaw-dropping landscape.Discover our full range of books, gifts, toys, stationery and audiobooks at Buy online with Free UK Delivery on Orders Over £Tomorrow the journey really begins as we turn away from gravelled roads and head into the high Pamir Mountains towards the source of the Oxus.

At water level, little ripples become waves that rock you violently from side to side; the wind increases, whipping water and dust into your eyes; the smooth current suddenly feels like it’s pulling.