Of this, roughly speaking, 20,000 square miles lay across the Salween.
West of the Salween, the European cant about opium has penetrated.
The principal peak east of the Salween is on the Loi Lan ridge, 7109 ft. above mean sea-level.
The phrase "from the Salween to the sea" was invented and had some effect.
The poppy is largely cultivated in Yunnan and in the hilly country on the Salween.
The Salween throughout Karen-ni is navigated by large native craft.
The state is rich in cattle, and exports them to the country west of the Salween.
Rivers, as a rule, are held to be bad boundaries, and the Salween is no exception.
Wide tracts were laid waste, and the peasantry, deserting their fields, had joined in the fights or gone across the Salween.
Our authority was now definitely established up to the Salween.