The river was less than a mile wide, and the volume of water sensibly diminished above the Zeya.
The road from Blagoveshchensk led over a birch-covered plain to the bank of the Zeya, four miles away.
I well knew that the capital of the Province of the Amoor was just above the mouth of the Zeya.
Many are killed every autumn and winter in the valley of the Zeya and along the middle Amoor.
They have the same military precision that is observed below the Zeya, and each has a bath house set in the bank.
Above the mouth of the Zeya there are two other tribes of similar character, the Managres and Orochons.