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0249 Memoir on Maps of Chinese Turkistan and Kansu : vol.1
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[Photo] 9. VIEW NEAR SOUTHERN END OF NIYA SITE, SHOWING ANCIENT ARBOUR WITH TANK (A) AND FOOT-BRIDGE (B) STRETCHED ACROSS DRY RIVER-BED, ALL ABANDONED DURING THIRD CENTURY A.D. (SEE PAGES 9, 14). The view extends from south (left) to south-west (right). In the foreground are seen the remains of dead trees and fences, marking ancient avenues and gardens overrun by dunes. In the near background rise chains of tamarisk-coverd sand-cones; in the distance high ridges of dunes.

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