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THE TIBET EXPEDITION'S I TELEGRAPH.

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THE TIBET EXPEDITION'S TELEGRAPH. For the service of the expedition to Tibet, a telegraph line has been erected from Darjeeling to Khamberjong, a distance of about 160 miles. The difficulties of construction (says the "Elec- trical Magazine") has been great, owing to the severity of the climate and the ruggedness of the country. The line attains an altitude of over 16,000ft. above sea level. No doubt it will be carried further, as the experience gained in con- structing the telegraph line to Gilgit, in Kash- mir, has made it possible to provide against ava- lanches and heavy falls of snow. It is hardly lively that a permanent line will be built into Tibet, and the present one is probably to serve lor the needs of the expedition only.