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1 qadam, a pace (about 20 inches =- 2 gas).

BaghaI, a fathom, from the tip of the middle
finger of one hand to that of the other, the arms
being extended.

Kalleh, about 5'/, feet.

1 farsakh (farsang, parasang) -= 12,000 qadam or
6,000 gaz, about 3%. or 33/. English miles. (On their
new road from Resht to Eehran, the Russians calcu-
late that 8 versts make one farsalch. The Russian
Verst is 0663 of an English mile.)

(Principally from Wollaston.)

Appendix E.

Itineraries.
1. From Enzelll (Amati) to Tehran (Iahran).

Landing at Enzelli, the traveller goes by boat
(4 or 5 hours’ journey) up the estuary to Pireh Bazar,
whence he drives to Resht (about 6 miles). Thence
a capital coaching road, recently finished by the
Russians, runs to Eehran, By postchaise he can drive
to Iehran in 48 hours; using the same horses all the
way he will require nearly 7 days.

From Resht (Rasht) to Quhdum, 4 farsakhs; 13 miles-

,, Quhdum ,, Rustamabad, 4 ,, 137. n
,, Rustamabad ,, Manjil, 4 ,, 17V; n
,, Manjil ,, Pa-yi-chinar, 4 ,, 13 n

,, Pa-yi-chinar ,, XfizbashichaiA'], ,,
,, Xuzbashichai ,, Aqbaba, 5 ,,

,, Aqbaba ,, Qazvin, 4 ,,
,, Qazvin ,, Kavandeh, 4 ,,
,, Kavandeh ,, Qaishlaq, 4 ,,
,, Qaishlaq ,, Yangi Imim, 4 ,,
,, Yangi Imam ,, Hisarak, 4 ,,
,, Hisarak ,, Shahabad, 4 ,,
,, Shahabad ,, Eahran, 4 ,,

European hotels are to be found at Resht and
at Iehr‘an. 0n the road between these places there
are post resthouses at the stations named above. Cara-
vansarais may also be found.

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