National Geographic : 1922 Mar
BAY OF EN GA ANDAMAN ° ISLNDA S 1]f|;& MERGUI 400 Drawn by James M. Darley A SKETCH MAP OF BURMA, HOME OF THE CIIAULMOOGRA-OIL TREE In his search for the tree whose fruit yields an oil which has proved a panacea for leprosy, Mr. J . F. Rock went first to Siam, entering that country by way of Singapore. He proceeded by rail to Bangkok, thence to Chiengmai and back to Korat, then to Chiengmai again, down the Meh Ping River to Raheng, across country by way of Mesawt, Kawkareik, and Kyondu to Moulmein, to Amarapura, Sagaing, and Monywa by rail, up the Chindwin River to Mawlaik, then eastward through forest and over mountain to Kyokta, where the seed were finally obtained. The Karen Hills, west of Chiengmai, are the home of the tribes described by Sir George Scott, pages 293 to 321 in this number of THE GEOGRAPHIC.