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Area and Hills Height of Tehri Riyasat

Areas and Height of Hills of Tehri Garhwal Kingdom

Geography of Tehri Riyasat (Tehri and Uttarkashi Garhwal) – 5
History of King Sudarshan Shah Period – 5
History of Tehri Riyasat (Tehri Garhwal and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815-1948 -5
History of Uttarakhand, (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -1229
By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)
Tehri Garhwal Riyasat had areas between 77 degree 45’ in west and 79 degree 23’ longitude and in north 30degree 7 ‘ and in south 31degree 30’ altitude.
Dr Dabral mentions various records for showing areas of Tehri Riyasat –
Reference —————————————————————-Area in Squire Miles
Imperial gazette (Rampur and Tehri) , 1905 ———– 4200
Raturi , Garhwal ka Itihas 1926—————————— 4180
District census hand book Tehri, 1951 ———————- 4522
Rahul Garhwal , 1953 ——————————————– 4516
Census of India 1962 ———————————————–4763 (Their 1745, Ukashi 3018)
The height of various hills /mountains were as follows
Hill ——————————Height in Feet
Mussoorie———————–7029
Landhour ———————–7534
Kanalata ————————-7562
Sunalwal ganv ——————– 7979
Tinalwal ganv ———————8057
Mani Kantha ———————-8209
Rajbaunga —————————8669
Devalsari —————————8882
Kandiyal ganv ———————–8679
Chundiyar —————————- 9117
Nagtoba —————————- 9932
Somdhar ——————————– 9480
Bison ———————————-10181
Kunjano ——————————— 10565
It is difficult to know where Shivalik shines end and small Himalayan belt start .

References -
Shiv Prasad Dabral, Uttarakhand ka Itihas part 6 pages 19020
Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti, 2018 bjkukreti@gmail.com

History of Tehri Garhwal; History of Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Ghansali, Tehri Garhwal; History of Bhatwari , Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Tehri, Tehri Garhwal; History of Rajgarhi Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Narendranagar, Tehri Garhwal; History of Dunda , Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Dhantoli, Tehri Garhwal; History of Chinyalisaur Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Pratapnagar , Tehri Garhwal; History of Mori, Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Devprayag, Tehri Garhwal; History of Puraula, Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Jakhanikhal Tehri Garhwal; History of Gangotri- Jamnotri Uttarkashi Garhwal to be continued …

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