Presbyterian board of publication,
Text on page 57
TIlE i/lIE!) ILlS VJIkKQ~VG.
boats are t.o be seen, and the 1)anks are a] most
barren on areount ot the undermining of the
forests, trees ~ustan! ly tiilliiig with a erashi into
the stream. For some two hundred miles from
its mouth the ii ver is nearly three miles wide,
and i~ studded with islands, several of whieli are
eight or nine iii iles Id aig a 11(1 more tiulti a mile,
broad. The discovery of the ilnpra.ctieal)ility of
the Mekong fhr inland communication with Laos
and China, has robbed the French delta of much
of it~ ~ ~ )osed ~ i e.
11 bulk of the 1~tos lril)eS are sprea(l OVer
the norfli~asft'ii~ val hey of the Nekoiig, from 21
to 1~ iiordi latitude. rj~j1~5 extensive regn dli is a
Cambodia, .\luItII, Laos.
`1'V1'I'~ OF W'd)MIN (0" J"AHTIIER INI)IA.