AKHDHAR (JABAL)
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جبل اخضر

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Position and extent—A mass of mountains in tho Western Hajar of the 'Omān Sultanate, forming the highest portion of the Hajar range and dividing the district of ' Omān Proper on the south from that of Bātinah on the north. Its axis lies west-north-west and east-south-east, its eastern extremity being at Najd-al-Mughbārīyah, the head of Wādi Samāil, and its western at or near the head of Wādi Bani Ghāfir . The length of the range proper is thus about 50 miles and its breadth on the average about 20; but it th…

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“AKHDHAR (JABAL)”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 24 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040025>
First published online: 2015



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