|Present Day Details|
Hill forming the eastern extremity of a spur of
the Arakan Yoma Mountains, Henzada District, British Burma. Lat.
18° 29' 45" N, Long. 95° 10' 45" E. Overhangs the river Irawadi,
which a little lower enters the delta, and spreads out into creeks and
bifurcations. The scarped cliff (300 feet high) is honeycombed with
excavated caves, containing images of Buddha. The scene of two or
three minor engagements during the second Burmese war.
Modern name: Akouk taung