See also:people mainly concentrated in the
See also:steppes of
See also:Mongolia near their kinsmen, the
See also:Buriats . According to
See also:Sir H . Howorth they derive their name from the
See also:river Kalka, which runs into the Buir lake . Of all Mongolians they physically differ most from the true Mongol type (see
See also:MONGOLS) . Their
See also:colour is a
See also:brown rather than a yellow, and their eyes are open and not oblique . They have, however, the broad
See also:face, high cheekbones and lank black hair of their
See also:race . They number some 250,000, and their territory is divided into the four khanates of Tushetu (Tushiyetu), Tsetien (Setzen), Sai'noi'm (Sain Noyan) and Jesaktu (Jassaktu) .
FRIEDRICH WILHELM KALKBRENNER (1784-1849)
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