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Article or Chapter TitleNote on geography and place names of Seistan
Record Number10310
Primary author or editorMarchant, A.
DescriptionMarchant gives a general overview of Afghan and Persian Seistan (presently Afghan Chakhansur and Iranian Seistan), including historical background of the Helmand river and major weirs, Band-i-Kamal Khan and Band-i-Seistan. The overview also translates Persian phrases such as dasht, or desert, and rud, or river.
The technical information page integrates and compares data collected by Tate, Iranian, and Afghan studies regarding land cultivated, population, lake area, and water quantity.
Subject(s)Helmand; Seistan; Chakhansur; Irrigation; Agriculture
Water Basin(s)Helmand
CountriesIran
Afghanistan
Page(s)3 p.
LanguageEnglish
Date1950-01-14
Library LocationArchives maps & microfiche - standard size file cabinets
DonorLaylin, John G.
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