A closer view with more detail of Map sheet # 4 - Tash-Kurgan River
75-76 E, 37-38 N - Shows the mountains in the northern third and unexplored
blank in the south. The Tashkurgan town is on the river at 10,225 feet
elevation. The river bends east. It has its headwaters in the Pamirs.
Tashkurgan is the first important town reached when entering Chinese Turkestan
from the direction of Afghanistan or northwest Pakistan. The red line showing
Stein's route leaves the river to strike north through mountains toward