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Iaxartes/Silis/Tanais (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 17, 2018 11:13 AM History
Iaxartes/Silis/Tanais fl. (Syr Darya river) is a river of Central Asia. It flows from the Tian Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan and eastern Uzbekistan to the remains of the Aral Sea.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 6 C1 Iaxartes/Silis/Tanais fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Syr Darya Burushaski: ts.hil, ‘water’

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M.U. Erdosy, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Iaxartes/Silis/Tanais (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 15 August 2020]

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