The chief river is the Pennar, which enters the district from Bellary on the west, and flows eastwards into Nellore.
I have reserved to the last my account of our visit to Nellore.
The cattle are small, but in Nellore and along the Mysore frontier a superior breed is carefully kept up by the wealthier farmers.
Nellore is one hundred and seven miles north of Madras, on the main line of railway, and sixteen miles from the seacoast.
Nellore is last, but not least, for this was our first permanent mission station in South India.
In the Nellore field we have six churches, and a total of nine hundred and twenty-six members.
The word is rangampattedhi in North Arcot and sodi in Nellore.
Near Nellore, in the Carnatic, on the sea-coast there is a herd of cattle that have been wild for many years.
The following account of the wedding rites is given in the Nellore Manual.
Among other minerals may be mentioned manganese in Vizagapatam, and mica in Nellore.