Afghanistan (World Bibliographical Series) by Schuyler Jones

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Bibliog. A discussion of the advantages of data-gathering using satellite imaging sensors (return-beam vidicon cameras, and multi-spectral scanner subsystems) to obtain images which can be analysed for data on cultural features, vegetation, topographic information, and land use. 74 A short history of the Helmand Valley. Mohammed Ali. Afghanistan. vol. 10, no. 1. (1955), p. 3443. A geographical description and historical account of one of the country's largest fiver systems. 75 Some notes on a recent journey in Afghanistan.

2; no. 3. (1950), p. 3646; p. 1824. A geographical description of a region in the north of Afghanistan focusing primarily on its water resources and the use made of these by local inhabitants. 71 The Panjsher. Ahmad Ali Kobzad. Afghanistan. vol. 3, no. 4. (1948), p. 1729. A description of the Panjsher Valley north of Kabul, its roads, villages, rivers, and other attractions. The passes leading out of the region are named and described and an account of the inhabitants is given. A bright future for the valley is predicted in terms of touring and sight-seeing.

19th Century 93 An account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its dependencies, in Persia, Tartary, and India; comprising a view of the Afghaun nation, and a history of the Dooraunee monarchy. Mountstuart Elphinstone. London: Richard Bentley, 1839. 2 vols. map. The third edition of this famous book, first published in 1815, appeared in 1839, corrected and revised. It describes the author's 180809 mission to the Court (then at Peshawar) of Shah Shuja-ul-Mulk, King of 'Caubul', and gives a geographical description of Afghanistan as well as an account of its people.

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