Rockhill, commenced his Tibetan journeys, and also attempted to reach Lhasa, without success.
By his writings, as much as by his explorations, Rockhill has made his name great in the annals of Asiatic research.
Rockhill, " An American in Tibet," Century Magazine, November 1890; The Land of the Lamas (London, 1891); Theodore Bent, " Hadramut," vol.
Rockhill, Rubruck, pp. xxiv-xxv (London, Hakluyt Soc., 1900); C. R.
Rockhill, Journey through Mongolia and Thibet (1894); F.
Rockhill; the Frenchmen J.
Of the flora of Tibet Rockhill writes: " In the ` hot lands ' (Tsa-rong) in southern and south-eastern Tibet, extending even to Batang, peaches, apricots, apples, plums, grapes, water-melons, &c., and even pomegranates, are raised; most of Tibet only produces a few varieties of vegetables, such as potatoes, turnips, beans, cabbages, onions, &c. The principal cereals raised are barley and buckwheat, wheat in small quantities, and a little oats.
Rockhill, an American possessing the unique qualifications for Tibetan exploration of a profound knowledge of the language and history of the country, coupled W.
In 1891 Mr Rockhill, starting again from Kumbum with three Chinese, passed south of Koko Nor through the country of the pastoral Panaka Tibetans, and by a very difficult pass (Vahon jamkar la) entered again the basin of the Tsaidam.
Had crossed it in 1881 and Rockhill in 1889, and then came to the town of Gye-Yekundo.
And Rockhill, to Tachienlu in Sze-ch`uen, where she arrived on the 12th of April 1893.
Kozlov, same point as Rockhill in 1889.
Through the exertions of Prinsep, Csoma de Koros, Emil Schlag intweit, Chandra Das, Rockhill, Huth, Waddell and others, we possess many copies of lists of kings, forming the dynasties of Tibet from the legendary beginnings between the 5th and 2nd century B.C. down to the end of the monarchy in 914.
Rockhill, The Land of the Lamas (London, 1891); Diary of a Journey through Mongolia and Tibet (Washington 1895); Geographical Journal, vol.