Through Jubaland to the Lorian swamp : an adventurous journey of exploration & sport in the unknown African forests & deserts of Jubaland to the unexplored Lorian swamp

Dracopoli, Ignatius Nicolas, 1887-
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  • Creator by I.N. Dracopoli
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London : Seeley, Service & Co., 1914.
  • Physical Details
    • 317 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 33 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (some folded), portrait ; 23 cm
  • OCLC ocm04818283

Notes

  • Printed in Great Britain.
  • "With 44 illustrations & 2 maps"--T.p.
  • Includes index.

Contents

  • British East Africa -- By sea to Lamu -- Kismayu and the Juba River -- A short expedition across the Dibayu Plains -- Final preparations and start from Kismayu -- A chapter of accidents -- A new river -- The Arrola, or hunter's hartebeeste -- Hunting in Joreh -- More Arrola and a new zebra -- Across the wilderness -- Some notes on the Somali -- The discovery of Gulola Swamp -- Into the unknown -- The Lak Dera -- From the Haryel Plains to the Lorian Swamp -- Plain and swamp -- A land of mirage -- The Borana -- Marti Plateau -- The big game of Jubaland and the Lorian -- The Uaso Nyiro between Marti Plateau and Archer's Post -- Some notes on the camel -- Back to civilization -- Hints on outfit -- Appendix A: Summary of the geographical results of the expedition -- Appendix B: Climate -- Appendix C: List of trade goods -- Appendix D: The native names of animals
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