From its source to Obeh the Hari Rud is a valley of sandy desolation.
HARI-RUD, a river of Afghanistan.
The Hari-Rud marks the only important break existing in the continuity of the great central water-parting of Asia.
MESHED (properly Mash-had, " the place of martyrdom"), capital of the province of Khorasan in Persia, situated in a plain watered by the Kashaf-rud (Tortoise river), a tributary of the Hari-rud (river from Herat, which after its junction with the Kashaf is called Tejen), 460 m.
That one is afforded by the narrow valley of the Hari Rud to the west of Herat.