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Ganges (river in Sri Lanka)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified May 09, 2023 11:34 AM History
This ancient name is probably to be associated with the modern Mahaweli, which is the longest river of Sri Lanka.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/49984

7.07429741452, 80.5735352391
    • Less than certain: Ganges (30 BC - AD 300)
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river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 5 inset Ganges? fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Mahaweli Ganga SRI


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M.U. Erdosy, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Ganges (river in Sri Lanka): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/49984> [accessed: 05 March 2024]

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