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Atlas
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(Ἄτλας; Átlas).

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[1] Name of the north-west African Tertiary folded mountain range

Name of the north-west African Tertiary folded mountain range. From the two Mediterranean coastal mountain ranges of the Rif A. and the Tell A. the Middle A. branches off in Morocco; the High A. rises in the south, which on the east borders the Sahara A. The Anti A., which extends south of the High A., do not belong to th…

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg) and Scheer, Tanja (Rome), “Atlas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e206970>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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