Glossary Part Y


Yārkand. City in Chinese Turkestan, north of Ladākh across the Karakoram range in the Tarim basin. Detail from a Yarkand to Hoshiarpur cover, via Leh, 5 October to 19 November 1890 for a total of 55 days. Sometimes the k is rendered q, see next:

Yārqand. 9 māh sāvan az Yarqand from a 23 July 1889 cover.

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