'AQQ (WĀDI-AL-)
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وادي العق

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This name appears to denote not one valley in the Eastern Hajar district of the 'Omān Sultanate but two, of which the eastern enters Wādi Samāil 1 mile and the other 2 miles above Sarūr, both on the right bank; the second is the true Wādi-al-'Aqq. In the last 4 or 5 miles of their course the two valleys fun parallel and close together.

The eastern valley contains the villages of Lizugh لزغ and Mizra' Bū Ba'arah مزرع بو بعره; Lizugh is 1½ miles up the valley on the right bank and consists of 100 houses of Nidābiyīn , while Mizra' Bū Ba'arah, also o…

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“'AQQ (WĀDI-AL-)”, 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_040044>
First published online: 2015



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