T KY Teikoku Daigaku Rika Daigaku Kiy Volume 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...route continued over the high central mountains to Kofu down the river (Fuji-kawa) to Hara, and then round the south-eastern coas! to Choshi and so back to Tokyo. The southern Party left Tokyo on June 22nd and proceeded, partly by steamer partly by land, westwards along the South Coast to Osaka. From here an excursion was made to Shikoku; and, after their return to Osaka, they pursued their westerly course by steamer along the northern shores of the Inland Sen. By August 1st they reached Nagasaki, whence they made a trip to Korea and back again, which occupied nearly three weeks. The subsequent route lay round Kyushu and finally, chiefly by steamer and boat, along the North Coast of the western portion of the main Island. Their last station was Nanao lying on the east side of the peninsula of Noto which projects northward into the Sea of Japan. The Northern Party completed the prescribed survey by September 3rd. Two other stations, however, at which observations were made on September 25th and 26th. were subsequently included. The distances travelled by road, railway, and water were roughly as follows: Byroad 1350 miles. railway 400 water 1700 The Southern Party completed their work on October 14th. The distances travelled by road, railway, and water were a.s follows: By road 1100 miles. railway 300, water 2450., Almost ull the travelling by water accomplished by the Northern Party occurred during six days of their stay in Yezo--otherwise, with a few unimportant exceptions, their route lay wholly overland. On the contrary, the Southern Party accomplished over all nearly a month's travelling by water. Section II. The Northern Party, as already mentioned, were provided with the Portable...
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- 13 Sep 2013
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