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ILLUSTRATIONS, VOLUME I

The Lake at Naini Tal, nestled in a secluded valley under the summit
of China Pahar (vide page 498)
Rainfall Map of India

Frontispiece Left of title page To face page

Melocanna bambusioides, six years old, Kassalong River, Chittagong Hill

Tracts

The Forest Bungalow, Anaimalai Forests, Madras
View from Rungamatti, Chittagong Hill Tracts. A mutilated Gurjun
oil tree (Dipterocarpus turbinatus) on right

Chilgoza (Pinus Gerardiana) Forest at Shinghar, with natural regenera-
tion in foreground. North Zhob

Country cart loaded with a squared teak beam of 20 cubic feet (Madras) Five logs from one teak tree, South Coimbatore, Madras. Dimensions of log with figure: Length, 16 ft. 9 in.; mean girth, 16 ft. 6 in.; volume, 285 cubic feet

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On the Beypur River, Nilumbur

Two-year Teak Plantation, Nilumbur, Madras
Elephants piling squares of teak timber in a timber yard at Rangoon
Damage done to base of a teak tree by fire, Burma
Bamboo rafts of Muli bamboo, Kassalong River, Chittagong Hill Tracts
View of the Anaimalai timber slip
Ficus enclosing a teak tree. Girth over ficus, 17 ft. 5 in. Burma.
Rafts of teak timber on river bank alongside a sawmill, Rangoon
Deodar Forest, North-West Himalaya

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The Nilgiris, showing sholas. Pykara Falls and heavy forest on right
Damage done to stem of a teak tree by fire, Burma

Elephants dragging teak logs. Burmese forests

Sål Forest, heavily cut out by contractors and then swept by a storm.
A good example of the after-effects of lumbering.

Old uncut sâl forests in Chota Nagpur. A characteristic view. A
contractor's fair-weather bridge of slabs across a nulla
An ordinary timber slide, Punjab Himalaya (circa 1862)
Mixed forest of Pinus excelsa, Cedrus deodara, Picea morinda and Abies
Pindrow (silver fir), Upper Siran Valley, Hazara .

A Rukh in the Punjab. The vegetation consists of Capparis aphylla (in
foreground), Salvadora, and Prosopis spicigera

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Arid hills and valleys of Baluchistan and Waziristan, with scattered
Olive and Pistachio trees on slopes

The hot, steep slopes of the Chir (Pinus longifolia) Forests, North-West

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Himalaya

Dr. J. D. Hooker, F.R.S., in the Rhododendron Region in the Hima

layan Mountains, 1854

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