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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II
ILLUSTRATIONS, VOLUME II
The Royal Indian Engineering College, Cooper's Hill. The Training
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94 Corner of a garden at Labdah, near Mungpoo, Government Cinchona
Plantation, Darjiling District, Bengal, elevation 3000 feet. Mungpoo
japonica and tree ferns in foreground
136 The cleared fire line between the forest and village lands, Bombay. The pile of stones is a cheap form of boundary pillar.
136 A typical example of a mixed forest, Burma
182 A typical view of the bamboo forest, Burma A local type of cart termed a sagar." Carries 2-4 sal sleepers
according to whether it is drawn by buffaloes or bullocks. Singbhum, Chota Nagpur
236 A Lalitpur river, North-West Provinces. Owing to the denudation of
the forests on the Catchment Area the river is a raging torrent in the monsoon and almost dry at other seasons. A good example of the waste of water and consequently of hydraulic power
296 Konain Forest Rest House, Jaunsar, North-West Himalaya. The surrounding forest is deodar (Cedrus deodara)
300 The Ramganga Valley, showing the sâl forests, North-West Provinces,
savannah land. The Patli Dun, North-West Provinces, April, 1889 320 Looking up the Tons River from Thadiar. The forest on the lower
slopes of the hills is chir pine (Pinus longifolia). The hills in the background are clothed with deodar .
342 Very typical mixed forest in Independent Sikkim. Elevation 4000
7000 feet. The stream is a tributary of the Great Rungeet, not far from the Monastery of Pemionchi. The view is taken lower down between Chakung and Rinchingpong .
372 The Sal Forests in the Tista Valley, looking north up the river. The Bhutan side, now British, is on the right of the picture .
374 View taken at sunrise near Tongloo Bungalow, to the west of Darjiling.
Elevation 9000-10,000 feet. Rhododendrons in the foreground. In the distance is Kinchinjunga, 28,150 feet. The intervening forestclad country is under rolling clouds
To face page Singbhum Sal Forests, Chota Nagpur, showing type of rough mud or
rock export road through forest. A bullock " sagar" loaded with sleepers taking the declivity into the nulla at full trot; their ordinary pace is a walk-a slow one ! 1897.
392 The Sal Forest on the Great Rungeet River above its junction with the
Tista River. 1500 feet elevation. British Sikkim on the left
412 View near Chakung, Sikkim, 4000 feet. With Kinchinjunga, 28,150 feet,
in background. A pahari (hill man) hut with a field of maize in
422 View of the Chittagong Hill Tracts and the Karnafuli River from Rungamatti
434 The Imperial Forest School, Dehra Dun, India. The first Forestry School to be inaugurated in the British Empire.
504 A forest scene, Konain, Jaunsar, North-West Himalaya. This photo
graph exhibits the type of Deodar Forest visited by the Dehra Dun
School students on their practical courses
514 Unloading railway sleepers at a railway depot. The cart is an improved
type of "sagar.” Manharpur, Singbhum, 1897 .
West Provinces, en route from forest, January, 1890
Jaunsar, North-West Himalaya. The water in the slide prevents
520 Thadiar on the Tons River in the Tehri Garhwal leased forests (North
West Himalaya) from which great quantities of deodar and chir
524 Typical example of the forest on a hill-side in Sikkim destroyed by fire.
The ground is becoming covered with the Maling bamboo (Arundi-
534 The Kalmoi Fire Observation Station, Surat Forests, Bombay. Note
the Observer's post in the tree and the big drum by means of which
Regulations are posted on the hut
old (cf. with plate facing p. 97, Vol. I) Eucalyptus globulus Plantation in the Nilgiri Hills, Madras
568 Changa Manga Plantation, Punjab. Young two-year-old Sissu coppice with standards
572 Portion of a six and a half year old patch of Teak sowings in flowered Dendrocalamus strictus. Bwet Reserve, Burma .
584 Chir Pine (Pinus longifolia) Forest showing natural regeneration in the
foreground. Lodh, Kumaun, North-West Provinces, October, 1890. 590