This is the southern half of map sheet # 17 - Shah i dulla - in the
mounains on the Karakash River. This is the main caravan route south toward the
Karakorum pass going off the map in west-center of the southern border. Here
the river is flowing SE to NW. Shah i dulla Mazar is on the river at 78 degrees
3' E - 36 Degrees 24' N. The mountains already reach to 23,757 feet elevation.
There are many glaciers. Stein's camps are at 10,000 feet and more. the
Hindustash Pass is at 17,750 feet by glacier passes over 11,000 feet. The
headwaters of the Sanju River and others flow north. The Kilian Pass is at
17,910 feet. In the final days of his second expedition Stein hurried west from
adjacent map sheet 21 and 22 to reach Shah i dulla where his heavy baggage
caravan was to meet him, hen rushed south over the Karakorum suffering already
with serious frost bite.