A river of south-central Asia rising in southwest Tibet and flowing about 2,900 km (1,800 mi) northwest through northern India and southwest through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Its valley was the site of an advanced civilization lasting from c. 2500 to 1500 bc .
The Indus, which is nowhere bridged within the district, is navigable for native boats throughout its course of 76 m.
From Chittabut the range runs due north, finally descending by two large spurs to the Indus again.
The very small and irregular rainfall in Sind and along the Indus is to be accounted for by the want of any obstacle in the path of the vapour-bearing winds, which, therefore, carry the uncondensed rain up to the Punjab, where it falls on the outer ranges of the western Himalaya and of Afghanistan.
along the Indus and the southern parts of the Punjab.