The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - 'Diary of a Tour in the Naga Hills, 1922-1923' by Henry Balfour

caption: Beginning of sea voyage briefly described
medium: diaries
date: 12.8.1922-14.8.1922
person: Balfour/ Henry
date: 1922-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: Sat., 12th
text: Sea moderate, raining, misty & cold. At noon, 49o33'N., 4o24'W. 317 run. Some gannets seen.
text: Sun. 13th
text: Smooth, finer, some rain, warmer. Fog during night had delayed us. 45o07'N., 8o30'W., 316 run. Off Finisterre c.7.30p.m. Many Rorquals & dolphins seen, stormy petrels & larger petrels.
text: Mon. 14th
text: Fine, sunny, nice breeze, sea slight. Off the Birlings 10.30a.m.
text: Little life seen except petrels, a single skua & dolphins. Sea at night brilliantly phosphorescent to a very unusual degree.