Karkankote = Kankana kote, Bavali, Karapura
Frazerpett = Probabaly Virajpet, Veerarajapeta, in Coorg.
Heggadavencotta= Hegda Devayar Kotta, HD Kote
Potail= Patel (village head/magistrate)
|The area where THE TERROR OF HUNSUR operated. some of the forest lost forever to accommodate human population, but most of the stretch is conserved by forest departments of Karnataka(Nagerhole National park) and Kerala(Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary).|
|Royalty on Tour The Prince of Wales Tiger Shooting with Jung Bahadoor ; India|
|Meanwhile so great was the terror he inspired that nearly all traffic was stopped between Hunsur and Coorg, and Mysore and Manantoddy.|
In an evil moment for himself he took it into his head to stampede the Collector's camp on the Wynaad frontier. The Collector was away at Manantoddy, but his tents and belongings were destroyed, and one camp follower killed.
They were engaged in a shooting trip along that belt of forest which forms the boundary between Mysore and British territory to the south-west.
Much of the above information regarding Peer Bux was gleaned at the Dak Bungalow (travellers'
rest-house-Marked in Green Circle) at Hunsur, where a party of four, including myself, were staying there.
|The native shikaris were summoned, and after much consultation we shifted camp to Karkankotee, a smaller village in the State forest of that name, and on the high road to Manantoddy.|
|Present Condition the stretch of road to Bavali , at some where described in the passage , on Mysore Mananthavady road.|
|An elephant is almost invisible to our camera|
|Imagine the scene:-The elephant had evidently cented us long before we appeared in view, and had left the cart-track and, making a slight detour to the right, had gone back a little way and concealed itself behind some bamboo clumps near the track.|
|Nagerhole National park starts from here. Mysore- Mananthavady road|
|A kumki elephant in the same area.|
|When they got about Half-way they were met by a native forest ranger, who asked them to stop and come back with him to a country cart that followed, in which were the dead bodies of the two unfortunate officers of whom they were in search.|
|Track Inside Nagerhole forest|
|A couple of weeks had been spent in the arduous work of following up the brute from Karkankote to Frazerpett and back again to the river near Hunsur and then on to Heggadavencotta.|
|Machur near to D.B.Kuppe or Dodda Byrankuppe is a small village on the bank of Kabani rive Mysore-Mananthavady road.|