Steppe Routes from Karshi to the Amu-Daria
Morgan, E. Delmar. 1881. Steppe Routes from Karshi to the Amu-Daria. In:
Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography, New Monthly Series, Vol. 3, No. 12. (Dec., 1881), pp. 723-731.
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From two great centers of Central Asia, Bokhara and Karshi, the following routes lead across the steppe to the Amu-daria:
1. From Bokhara to Charjui, with branch from Kara-kul to Fort Osta. [p. 724]
2. From Karshi to Naruzima.
(Karshi - Shirin-djui hamlet - Denau - Alang well - tali-pakta bitter well - Utech-oguz - Naruzima) 105 miles.
3. From Karshi to Burdalyk
(Karshi - Shirin-djui hamlet - Denau - Alang well - Sardoba Chil-gumbez - Tash-kuduk well - Burdalyk town) - 85 miles. [p. 729]
4a. From Karshi to Kerki
(Karshi - Nishan bitter well - Sansulak - Kerki town) - 75 miles [p. 731]
4b. From Karshi to Kerki
(Karshi - Yenghi-kent hamlet - Kuzar town - Kerkinchak well - Gurchak - Sansulak - Kerki town) - 104 miles [p. 731]
5. From Karshi to Kelif
(Karshi - Huzar - Kelif) [p. 724]
6. From Samarkand to Karshi
(Samarkand - Djain - Kermina town - River Sypta (tributary of Narupai) - Yablu-kuduk well - Arab-kudik well - Kassan hamlet - Karshi town) - 75 miles on the stretch from Kermina to Karshi
7. From Bokhara to Burdalyk
(Bokhara - Serai hamlet - Kichik-ob well - Tash-akur well - Nakhta well - Tash-kuduk well - Burdalyk town) - 97 miles [p. 730]
8. From Bokhara to Farab, crossing the Amu-daria opposite Charjui
(Bokhara - Mazar-hoshe-tiube - Hodja Islam ruins - Yak-tut hamlet - Shari-haiber ruins - Paikan hamlet - Kara-kul town - Hodja-daulat hamlet - Mazar Hodja Yussuf - Salt marsh - Farab hamlet) - 80 miles
(all place names follow the source's convention - tmc)
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