The salient feature of Cambodian geography is the large lake Tonle-Sao, in a depression 68 m.
" The Cambodian Division," one of the eastern provinces of Siam, now included in the French protectorate of Cambodia.
The population is about 5000, two-thirds Cambodian and the remainder Chinese and Siamese.
He elaborated a theory of Toltec migrations and considered the prehistoric Mexican to be of Asiatic origin, because of observed similarities to Japanese architecture, Chinese decoration, Malaysian language and Cambodian dress, &c.
The current Siamese characters are derived from the more monumental Cambodian alphabet, which again owes its origin to the alphabet of the inscriptions, an offshoot of the character found on the stone monuments of southern India in the 6th and 8th centuries.