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Gujrat
گجرات
General Information
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
Coordinates 32.56°′″N 74.08°′″E / <span class="geo-dec geo" title="Maps, aerial photos, and other data for Expression error: Unexpected / operator Expression error: Unexpected / operator">Expression error: Unexpected / operator, Expression error: Unexpected / operatorCoordinates: 32.56°′″N 74.08°′″E / <span class="geo-dec geo" title="Maps, aerial photos, and other data for Expression error: Unexpected / operator Expression error: Unexpected / operator">Expression error: Unexpected / operator, Expression error: Unexpected / operator
Calling code 053
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
No. of Towns
Population 298731 (2007)
Government
Nazim (Mayor) Chaudhry Shafaat Hussain
No. of Union Councils 117

Gujrat (Urdu/Punjabi: گجرات) is a city in Pakistan and is the capital of Gujrat District and the Gujrat Tehsil subdivision in the Punjab Province[1]. A person living in Gujrat is called Gujrati. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... Currently, Pakistan is subdivided into four provinces, two territories, and also portions of Kashmir that are administered by the Pakistani government. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A telephone number is a sequence of decimal digits (0-9) that is used for identifying a destination telephone line in a telephone network. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Pakistan Standard Time (PST) is the time zone for Pakistan. ... UTC +5 is the timezone for : Pakistan Standard Time in Pakistan. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Nazim (Urdu: ناظم ) is the Coordinator of cities and towns in Pakistan. ... Union Council Union Council is a sub part of a district, usually it is a large village also including the nearby small villages. ... Urdu ( , , trans. ... Punjabi redirects here. ... Gujrat (Urdu: گجرات) is a district in Pakistan located in Punjab Province. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ...

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Location

Gujrat is situated near the Chenab River, 120 km north of Lahore. Prominent nearby locations include Jhelum, Gujranwala, Mandi Bahauddin, and Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The city is surrounded by many villages from which the local labour market is supplied. The major source of livelihood of Gujrat populace is agriculture. The Chenab River (Punjabi: , , Urdu: , literally Moon(Chen) River(ab)) is formed by the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers at Tandi located in the upper Himalayas, in the Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, India. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. ... Mosque in Jhelum Cantt Jhelum or Jehlum (Urdu: جہلم) is a city in northern Punjab Province in Pakistan. ... Gujranwala (Urdu: گوجرانوالہ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a population of 1,132,509 (1998 census). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the area administered by Pakistan. ...


History

Gujrat is an ancient city which was founded by Raja Bachhan Pal in 460 BC, according to General Cunningham, the British historian. Historical consensus is that it existed in the time of Alexander the Great, and that the city's Raja Porus put up a fierce challenge to Alexander's invasion at the bank of the Jehlum River. The establishment of Gujrat City was realized early in the 1900 century after the British Empire and in support of regional land lords (e.g, Daswandi Khan of Daswandi Pura). Jhelum River photographed during the summer periods Jehlum River or Jhelum River (Punjabi: Shahmukhi: دریاۓ جہلم, Gurmukhi: ਜੇਹਲਮ) is the largest and most western of the five rivers of Punjab, and passes through Jhelum District. ...


During the Mughal Empire period, Mughal royalty would travel through the district en-route to Kashmir. When King Jahangir died while he was returning from Kashmir, the news of his death was not released to avoid any unrest in the empire. As such, his abdominal organs were taken out and buried in Gujrat. To this day an annual festival is held commemorating this event, commonly known as the "Festival of Jahangir". Capital Delhi / Agra Language(s) Persian (initially also Chagatai, Turkish; later also Urdu) Government Monarchy Emperor  - 1526-1530 Babur  - 1530–1539 and after restoration 1555–1556 Humayun  - 1556–1605 Akbar  - 1605–1627 Jahangir  - 1628–1658 Shah Jahan  - 1659–1707 Aurangzeb History  - Established April 21, 1526  - Ended September 21, 1857 Area... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ...


Two main battles between British and Sikh armies were fought in this district: the Battle of Chillianwala and Battle of Gujrat. Only after winning the battle of Gujrat on 22 February 1849 did the British declare victory in Punjab. Combatants British East India Company Sikh Khalsa Army Commanders Sir Hugh Gough, Major-General Walter Gilbert, Brigadier-General Campbell Sardar Sher Singh Attariwalla Strength 16,000 British, 66 guns 23,000 men, 60 guns Casualties 2,446 men killed, 132 officers killed, 1,651 wounded, 104 missing 3,600 total... Battle of Surat was a land battle that took place on January 5, 1664 near the city of Surat, Gujarat, India between the Maratha Chhatrapati Shivaji and the InayatKhan of Mughal. ...


Historic remains

There are many historical buildings and ruins in and around Gujrat. The Grand Trunk Road commonly abbreviated as GT road built by emperor Sher Shah Suri also passes from Gujrat. The road still exists today, along with its period stone wall. The nearby towns of Shadiwal, Tanda, Adowal, Amra Kalan,Kotla,Bangial, Dinga and Kunjah have historical buildings and ruins. The village Kurree Sharif is famous for the shrines of saints and mazar of Malik Jusrus, the forefather of Maliks (Khokhars) of Punjab. The Grand Trunk Road (abbreviated to GT Road in common usage) is one of South Asias oldest and longest major roads. ... For the recipient of the Victoria Cross, see Sher Shah (VC). ... Tanda is a small village in the Mansehra district of NWFP in Pakistan. ... // Adowal is located outside the main city of Gujrat in the Punjab province of Pakistan, Adowal on side borders with GT road and on other touches Gujranwalla by-pass. ... Kunjah(Urdu/Punjabi: کنجاہ ) is a village in Pakistan located in Gujrat District in the Punjab Province. ... // Kurree Sharif is is a major village located at . ... Mazar is a place of worship both by the Hindus and the Muslims. ...


Geography

Gujrat is an ancient district of Pakistan located between two famous rivers, the Jhelum River and the Chenab River. Because of its proximity with the rivers, the land is good for cultivation with rice and sugar cane as main crops. It is bounded on the northeast by Jammu and Kashmir, on the northwest by the Jhelum River which separates it from Jhelum District, on the east and southeast by the Chenab River, separating it from the districts of Gujranwala and Sialkot; and on the west by Mandi Bahauddin District. District Gujrat is spread over an area of 3,192 square kilometres and comprises the three tehsils of Gujrat, Kharian & Sarai Alamgir. The Jhelum River is the largest and most western of the five rivers of the Punjab province of Pakistan, and passes through Jhelum City. ... The Chenab River (Punjabi: , , Urdu: , literally Moon(Chen) River(ab)) is formed by the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers at Tandi located in the upper Himalayas, in the Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, India. ... The Jhelum district (Urdu: جہلم) is situated in Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Gujranwala (Urdu: گوجرانوالہ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a population of 1,132,509 (1998 census). ... Sialkot (Urdu/Punjabi: ), the capital of Sialkot District, is a city situated in the north-east of the Punjab province in Pakistan at the feet of the snow-covered peaks of Kashmir near the Chenab river. ... Gujrat (Urdu: گجرات) is a district in Pakistan located in Punjab Province. ... Kharian is a city of District Gujrat in Pakistan, situated at Grand Trunk Road, 20 miles from Gujrat and 10 miles from Jhelum. ... Sarai Alamgir (pop. ...


Famous people

  • Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, a recipient of the Nishan-e-Haider (Pakistan's highest Military award) during the India-Pakistan war of 1965 was born in Laadhian
  • Major Muhammad Akram, another recipient of the Nishan-e-Haider during the India-Pakistan war of 17th December 1971, was born in Dinga, a village near Gujrat.
  • Major Shabir Sharif was another recipient of the Nishan-e-Haider.
  • Captain Syed Mazhar Hussain Shaheed of the 8th Punjab Regiment
  • Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Arshad Qureshi (S/o the famous Chiragh Ali Hakeem)
  • Mohammad Irshad Kingra, The Head of Kingra family of village Sheikh Pur.
  • Peer Javaid Habib religious head of Hazrat Gohar-ud-din's mazar Jinder Sharif
  • Fazal Elahi Chaudhry, former President of Pakistan
  • Chaudhry SHAHZAD BAJWA, Renowned Politician and former Federal Minister of Pakistan
  • Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, former Chief Minister of Punjab.
  • Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain,Former Prime Minister of Pakistan and President PML-Q,
  • Syed Manzoor Hussain Shah - ex Member National Assembly[2]
  • Chaudhry Liaqat Ali Bhaddar- Ex. MPA
  • Ch. Qamar Zaman Kaira -- MNA Politican
  • Haji Muhammad Asghar Kaira -- Ex Mna
  • Ch. Tanveer Ashraf Kaira -- MPA
  • Ch. Qamar Zaman Kaira, Minister Kashmir Affairs
  • Nawabzada Ghazanffar Ali Gul -- Ex MNA
  • Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar -- Pakistan Defense Minister
  • Mian Imran Masood, Ex-Minister of Education Punjab, Pakistan
  • Chaudhry Ghulam Mustafa Qamar, former Member Gujrat District Council and former Assist. Inspector General Police AJK
  • Inayat Hussain Bhatti, singer, actor, producer, director, script writer, social worker, columnist, religious scholar.
  • Haji Muhammad Afzal Shakir, Vice President and Manager of Pujab Weightlifting Association, Chairman of Oldest club Afzal Health club

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti (Urdu: عزیز بهٹی) was born in Hong Kong in 1928. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Muhammad Akram (Urdu: محمد اکرم ) was born: 1938 in Dingha Village, District of Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed was born in Kunjah, Gujrat District, on April 28, 1943. ... Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ... Major General Hakeem Arshad Qureshi s/o Chiragh Ali Hakeem Advocate writes about what happened in the 1971 Indo-Pak war. ... C. A. Hakeem is known as the famous Criminal lawyer. ... Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry (January 1, 1904 - June 2, 1982) was President of Pakistan from August 14, 1973 until his resignation on September 16, 1978 Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry was born in the city of Gujrat in the Punjab province on January 1, 1904. ... The President of Pakistan (UrdÅ«: صدر مملکت Sadr-e-Mumlikat) is the head of state of Pakistan. ... Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi (Urdu: چودھری پرویز الہی) (born November 1, 1945) was the Chief Minister of the Pakistans most populous province, Punjab, from 2002 to 2007. ... Chief Minister is head of government of province Punjab (Pakistan), Punjab is largest provience of Pakistan Punjab (Pakistan) Government of Punjab, Pakistan Punjab Assemby Website Categories: | | ... Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain (Urdu: چودھری شجاعت حسین) (born 1946) is a politician from Pakistan who was the Prime Minister of that country from June 30, 2004 until August 28, 2004. ... The Punjab/ پنجاب province of Pakistan is part of the larger Punjab region. ... Inayat Hussain Bhatti (1928-1999) was a multidimensional icon of Pakistan. ...

Sites of interest

Faiz-e-Illahi Manzil
Faiz-e-Illahi Manzil

The sunny palace, situated in the center of the city (Pakistan Chowk), is the hub of political activity in Gujrat. The same building has been the residence of Gul Sher and Muqrrabjaved. Over the ages, the building has influenced the political history of the city. The Gujrat Fort, now in shambles, still stands, depicting the declining glory of Mughal architecture. The fort was built by Akbar the Great Mughal Emperor in 1598-99. Morever, the Baradari, built by Raja Ranja Singh, is also a worth visiting place. Image File history File links Hakeem. ... Image File history File links Hakeem. ... The Mughal Empire (alternative spelling Mogul, which is the origin of the word Mogul) of India was founded by Babur in 1526, when he defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of Panipat. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


Faiz-e-Illahi Manzil(residence of THE famous Chiragh Ali Hakeem Advocate and active member of Muslim league part until 1948) is another historical place, Where father of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah resided for a short while. C. A. Hakeem is known as the famous Criminal lawyer. ... Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Jinnah (referred to in Pakistan as Quaid-e-Azam, or Great Leader, which is a legally defined title) (December 25, 1876 - September 11, 1948) was an Indian Muslim nationalist, who led the movement demanding a separate homeland for Muslims in... Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Urdu:  ) (December 25, 1876 – September 11, 1948) was a Muslim politician and leader of the All India Muslim League who founded Pakistan and served as its first Governor-General. ...


The mazar's of Hazart Khawja Gohar-ud-din (jinder sharif), Shah Dulah, Imam Shah.Mazar of Hazrat Mian Mohammad Pinnahat Sheikh PurGujrat. Jungo Shah, Malang Shah of Sook Klan and Mian Inyat Ali are also in Gujrat.


Climate

This district has moderate climate. During peak summer, the daytime temperature shoots up to 45°C, but the hot spells are relatively short due to the proximity of the Azad Kashmir Mountains. During the winter months the minimum temperature may fall below 2°C. The average rainfall on the Kashmir border is over 100 cm; at Kharian it is 75 cm, at Gujrat 67 cm and at Dinga 50 cm. This article is about the area administered by Pakistan. ... For other uses, see Winter (disambiguation). ... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ... Kharian is a city of District Gujrat in Pakistan, situated at Grand Trunk Road, 20 miles from Gujrat and 10 miles from Jhelum. ...


Culture

District Gujrat produces low temperature pottery and ceramic goods, ‘Hookas’, artistic handicrafts, flower pots, "Changairian" (made from the leaves of palm and date trees), cotton mates, "Dhusse" and woollen shawls.. Sohni Mahiwal is a famous folk tale of the Punjab region. The heroine of the story, named "Sohni" (a Punjabi word, meaning "beautiful"), came from the Gujrat region. She used to meet her lover "Mahinwal" by crossing the Chenab river, sitting on a pitcher. The tale is still told to this day, and is an essential part of Punjabi culture. The anniversary of Kanwan-Wali Sarkar is celebrated with a fair in August every year, usually it rains heavily at this time. Gujrat (Urdu: گجرات) is a district in Pakistan located in Punjab Province. ... Sohni Mahiwal is one of the four popular tragic romances of the Punjab. ... This article is about the geographical region. ... Punjabi (also Panjabi; in GurmukhÄ«, PanjābÄ« in ShāhmukhÄ«) is the language of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. ... The Chenab River rises in the Himalayan ranges of Kashmir and flows through the plains of the Punjab, forming the boundary between the Rechna and the Jech Doabs. ... Taxila is a World Heritage Site Punjabi Culture is the culture of the Punjab region. ... For other uses, see August (disambiguation). ...


Economy

Gujrat is also known for its clay with which Gujratis have for long produced quality pottery. The city also produces fine furniture. Over last few decades, Gujrat has also attained a name in the export of electric fans. Gujrat is also home to one of the two largest shoe manufacturing companies in Pakistan, namely Service Industries which runs a large shoe factory in the city. There are about 1,059 cottage level and small/medium/large scale industrial units operating in the district. Jalalpur Jattan is a large town of Gujrat , where several small and large textile companies have been established. Rice production and export is another major product of Gujrat. A town called Mangowal (located west of Gujrat) in particular holds over 20 rice mills. There are many other factories engaged in manufacturing of electrical goods, electric motors, shoes and rice cleaning mills. The story of the emergence of the electric fan manufacturing industry in Pakistan started with a few enterprising individuals in the early 1940s, struggled against all odds, and created, without government or foreign help, an efficient industry. There are now over five hundred fan factories in Gujrat, Gujranwala, Lahore and a few other cities. Most are cottage industries, providing employment to a large number of people and accounting, in aggregate, for more than 90 percent of the domestic market. For other uses, see Clay (disambiguation). ... Unfired green ware pottery on a traditional drying rack at Conner Prairie living history museum. ... For the UK band, see Furniture (band). ... Household Electric Fan A fan has two purposes. ... Jalalpur Jattan is a town located in Gujrat District, Punjab, Pakistan. ... For other uses, see Textile (disambiguation). ... Gujranwala (Urdu: گوجرانوالہ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a population of 1,132,509 (1998 census). ...


Education

Image:82 uog gujrat4.jpg
University of Gujrat

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan named the region "Khita-e-Younan", or "Territory resembling ancient Greece", referring to the education available in the area of Gujrat. Several schools and colleges are located at Gujrat, including the University of Gujrat, a prominent university of the region. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (1817 - 1898) Syed Ahmad Khan Bahadur (Urdu:سید احمد خان بہا در ) (October 17, 1817, Delhi - March 27, 1898, Aligarh), was an Indian Muslim educator, jurist, and author, who led the Aligarh Movement which resulted in the formation of the Muhammedan Anglo-Oriental College, later to blossom into the Aligarh Muslim... The term ancient Greece refers to the periods of Greek history in Classical Antiquity, lasting ca. ... University of Gujrat is located at Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan The University of Gujrat Act 2004 sardar pura situated in Gujrat Categories: | ... For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ...


Transport

Gujrat, situated beside the grand trunk road and main rail line, is directly connected with the major cities of the country. The district has 1,019 kilometres of road, it is linked with Gujranwala, Jhelum, and Mandi Bahauddin districts through metalled roads. The main Peshawar - Karachi railway line passes through Gujrat district. The district is linked with Jhelum,Mandi Bahauddin, Sargodha and Gujranwala districts through railway network. Gujranwala (Urdu: گوجرانوالہ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a population of 1,132,509 (1998 census). ... Jhelum or Jehlum may mean: Jhelum River in India and Pakistan Jhelum City in Punjab, Pakistan Jhelum District in Punjab, Pakistan This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For a pedestrian path situated alongside a road, see sidewalk. ...   (Urdu: پشاور; Pashto: پښور) literally means City on the Frontier in Persian and is known as Pekhawar in Pashto. ...   (Sindhi: , Urdu: ) is the largest city in Pakistan and is the provincial capital of Sindh province. ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... Jhelum or Jehlum may mean: Jhelum River in India and Pakistan Jhelum City in Punjab, Pakistan Jhelum District in Punjab, Pakistan This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Gujranwala (Urdu: گوجرانوالہ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a population of 1,132,509 (1998 census). ...


Universities and Colleges

  • University of Gujrat
  • Govt. Zaminadar College, Bhimber Road
  • Gujrat College of Commerce, Bhimber Road
  • Swedish Institute of Technalogy

University of Gujrat is located at Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan The University of Gujrat Act 2004 sardar pura situated in Gujrat Categories: | ...

See also

The Punjab/ پنجاب province of Pakistan is part of the larger Punjab region. ... Gujrat (Urdu: گجرات) is a district in Pakistan located in Punjab Province. ... Jalalpur Jattan is a town located in Gujrat District, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Rindheer is a remote village in district Gujrat, in Central Punjab, Pakistan. ... Tanda is a town in Gujrat District in the Pakistani state of Punjab. ... Behlol Pur is a town in Gujrat District in the Pakistani state of Punjab. ... Sarai Alamgir (pop. ... Kharian is a city of District Gujrat in Pakistan, situated at Grand Trunk Road, 20 miles from Gujrat and 10 miles from Jhelum. ... // Kurree Sharif is is a major village located at . ...

References

  1. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Gujrat - Government of Pakistan
  2. ^ Ex-MNA, three aides shot dead

Sook Kalan


External links

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Location of Haripur District (highlighted in red) within the North West Frontier Province. ... Kohat (Urdu: کوہاٹ) is a medium sized town in central North West Frontier Province in Pakistan. ... Location of Kohistan District (highlighted in red) within the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: پشاور; Pashto: پښور) literally means City on the Frontier in Persian and is known as Pekhawar in Pashto. ... Location of Mansehra District (highlighted in yellow) within the North West Frontier Province. ... Location of Mardan District (highlighted in yellow) within the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Nowshera (Pashto: نوښار) (Urdu: ) - known locally as Now-khaar or Now-Shaar is the chief city of Nowshera District in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Swat (Pashto/Urdu: سوات) is a valley and a district in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... 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Skardu Town as seen from the Skardu Fort Skardu (Urdu: سکردو) is the principle town and capital of Baltistan district, one of the districts making up Pakistans Northern Areas (also part of the Pakistani-administered part of Kashmir). ...

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Gujrat travel guide (0 words)
Gujrat is an ancient district of Pakistan located in between two famous rivers, i.e., River Jehlum and River Chenab.
Moreover, Gujrat is famous for its beautiful and artistic handicrafts, Flower pots, "Changairian" made by leaves of palm and date trees, cotton mates, "Dhusse" and woolen shawls are famous and very much popular throughout the country and abroad.
Gujrat, situated beside the grand trunk road and main Railway track is directly connected with the major cities like provincial and central metropolises of the country.
Gujrat - LoveToKnow 1911 (603 words)
GUJRAT, a town and district of British India, in the Rawalpindi division of the Punjab, lying on the south-western border of Kashmir.
From the basin of the Chenab on the south the general level rises rapidly towards the interior, which, owing to the great distance of the water beneath the surface, assumes a dreary and desert aspect.
They are composed of a friable Tertiary sandstone and conglomerate, destitute of vegetation, and presenting a mere barren chaos of naked rock, deeply scored with precipitous ravines.
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