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ch. iv] MOUNTAINS AND HILLS
and the Sittang. Its heights are inconsiderable, hardly exceeding 2000 feet. Gradually declining, it ends with the hill crowned by the Shwe Dagon Pagoda at Rangoon.
Fig. 19. Shwe Dagon Pagoda.
To the east, on the great Shan plateau, itself averaging in height from 3000 to 4000 feet, are countless hills and many mountain chains. Dividing North and South Hsenwi