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Image from page 606 of "Oriental and western Siberia: a narrative of seven years' explorations and adventures in Siberia, Mongolia the Kirghis steppes, Chinese Tartary, and part of Central Asia" (1858)

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Identifier: orientalwesterns00atki
Title: Oriental and western Siberia: a narrative of seven years' explorations and adventures in Siberia, Mongolia the Kirghis steppes, Chinese Tartary, and part of Central Asia
Year: 1858 (1850s)
Authors: Atkinson, Thomas Witlam, 1799-1861
Subjects: Kyrgyz
Publisher: London : Hurst and Blackett
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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MAGNIFICENT VIEWS. .565 in the Tartar language, wliicli the Mulla could read.VYlien the contents had been explained to Boulania, heordered the Mulla to write me a passport, which wouldbe respected in the middle horde ; it would also aid me withtwo of the Sultans in the great horde. While I remainedat the aouJ, I sketched a portrait of this Sultan.

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Sultan Boulsinia. At daylight we left, attended by ten of the SultansKirghis, who had orders to escort me to the next aoul,which we found, after a long ride, just at nightfjill. Tliecountry we now travelled, \\;as covered with good grass,and thousands of horses were feeding on these vast plains.Dunng the journey I got several good views of the Alntou,with the high snowy peaks of the Actou shooting f;ir \\\^into the sky. When seen from these plains, which stretchout like a sea, tlie chain has a most imposing effect. Theyellowish green of tlie grass, and the red and orange colourof the sand, extending along the base of the Karatou, forma beautiful contrast with the deep purple rocks; while abovethese the high ridges of the Alatou are seen recedingin almost every shade of colour, their misty sununits r>6G ANCIENT TOMBS. ovcrtop})ed by the snow and glaciers of the Actou.Here I found inestimable studies of the mountain scenery,and, I hope, profited by the opportunity. There are sevenriv

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Date: 2014-07-28 07:53:13
bookid:orientalwesterns00atki bookyear:1858 bookdecade:1850 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Atkinson__Thomas_Witlam__1799_1861 booksubject:Kyrgyz bookpublisher:London___Hurst_and_Blackett bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries booksponsor:Internet_Archive bookleafnumber:606 bookcollection:cdl bookcollection:americana

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