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The Nile in 1904
The publication of Sir William Garstins monumental work on the Basin of the Upper Nile is an event of such importance in the history of the Nile that the occasion should not be lost of bringing Lombardinis work on the Nile to date. The information utilised by me in this book as far as the Upper Nile is concerned is obtained from Sir Williams Report; for the Blue Nile and Atbara I am indebted to M. Dupuis interesting appendix at the end of Sir Williams Report; and for the river north of Khartum to my own studies and surveys. As Sir William employed Capt. H.G. Lyons, R.E. to collaborate with him, the references to the works of previous writers and geographical details may be accepted without any misgivings. To M. Chlu Bey, Director of the Government Press, I am indebted for his ever ready aid; to Mr. Hansard of the Survey Department for the plates accompanying this work; and to Mr H.G.F. Beadnell, F.G.S, F.R.G.S, for having kindly written the description of the Egyptian oases and the geology of Egypt which form the fifth chapter of this book. W. Willcocks. Cairo, 12-10, 1904. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 57379
Author: Willcocks, William
Release Date: Jun 23, 2018
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