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CONTENTS.

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CHAP. PAGE
I. General Survey 1
II. The Nile Basin 31
The River, p. 31. Lake Victoria Nyanza, p. 35, The Somerset Nile, p. 37. Lake Albert Nyanza, p. 39. The White Nile, p. 40. The Blue Nile, p. 47. The Atbara River, p. 50. The Nubian Nile, p. 62. The Lower Nile, p. 57. The Fayum Depression, p. 60. Periodical Rising of the Nile, p. 69.
III. Region of the Great Lakes 74
Climate, Flora, Fauna, p. 75. Inhabitants, p. 76. The Ruanda Country, p. 82. The Empire of U-Ganda, p. 82. Religion, Trade, Administration, p. 86. Topography, p. 88. The Kavirondo and Nanda Countries, p. 88. The U-Nyoro Territory, p. 91.
IV. Region of the Upper Nile Tributaries 95
Inhabitants, p. 97. The Latuku Country, p. 102. Topography, p. 112.
V. Sobat and Yal Basins 116
The Gambil and Koma Tribes, p. 116. The Shilluks, p. 119. Topography, p. 122.
VI. Abyssinia (Ethiopia) 123
Belief of the Land, Population, p. 123. Historic Retrospect, p. 124. Exploration, p. 126. The Abyssinian Plateau, p. 128. The Kwallas and River Gorges, p. 128. Orographic System, p. 131. The Northern Highlands, p. 131. Hamassen and Simen Uplands, p. 133. The Eastern Border Range, p. 135. Central and Western Highlands, p. 136. The Abyssinian Seaboard, p. 137. Lake Alalbed, p. 137. Climate, p. 139. Flora, p. 142. Fauna, p. 144. Inhabitants, p. 145. Agriculture, p. 154. Arts and Industries, p. 164. Religion and Education, p. 165. Government, p. 159. Topography, p. 161. Gondar, p. 161. Debra-Tabor, p. 163. Magdala, p. 168. Adua, p. 171. Aksum, p. 172. Massawah, p. 178. Dahlak Islands, p. 180. Administrative Divisions, p. 183.
VII. Shoa, Danakil, and North Galla States 184
The Shoa Highlands, p. 184. Volcanic Formations, p. 185. The Galla Highlands, p. 186. The Afar Ccuntry, p. 186. The Awash Basin, p. 187. Climate, Flora and Fauna, p. 188. Inhabitants, p. 190. The Somali, p. 193. The Gallas, p. 194. Topography, p. 200. Harrar and Zeilah, p. 202. Innarya, p. 213. Yangaro, p. 214. Kaffaland, p. 214.
VIII. Upper Nubia 216
Physical and Political Features, p. 217. Guna, Berta, and Lega Highlands, p. 218. Climate, Flora, Fauna, p. 220. Inhabitants, p. 222. The Funj Race, p. 227. The Kunama and Barea. p. 229. The Bejas, p. 234. Topography, p. 239. Senar, p. 241. Khartum, p. 241. Naga, Meroë, p. 246. Kanala, p. 249. Berber, p. 252.