GENERAL DESCRIPTION [ch.
Delta in Henzada, where bordering on the Arakan Yoma is a hilly tract, there is no high land in all this wide expanse. But here and there crop up narrow strips of dry sandy soil
Fig. 2. At the village tank.
from four to ten feet above the level of the plain, called kondan, supposed to be remnants of old sea-beaches. A great part of the Delta is flooded in the rains and is un-culturable. But here is some of the richest rice land, much of it reclaimed and protected by embankments. The general aspect, in the rainy season, of Myaungmya, a typical Delta