Tirah

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Tirah, T H Holdich
Published in Khyber.ORG on Friday, December 18 2009 (http://www.khyber.org)


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Tirah

T H Holdich

Publishing Date: Friday, December 18 2009

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The name Tirah is an elastic geographical expression applied to those highlands divided between the Afridi and Orakzai tribes, which lie between the Khyber and the Kurram. Tirah lies about midway between the two valleys but it dominates neither for the eastern extremity of the great Sufed Koh range and the upper reaches of the Bara valley shut it off from the Khyber whilst the Samana range hedges it in on the south....

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Included Images:

         


A Camp in Tirah


Road Making


Completed Road, Showing Alternate Loop


General View of Terraced Country


Terraces in Maidan


Showing Scattered Nature of Tirah Villages


Maidan Terracing


Houses in Maidan


Near Arhanga Pass

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Tirah, T H Holdich
Published in Khyber.ORG on Friday, December 18 2009 (http://www.khyber.org)