DAIMĀNIYĀT
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ديمانيات

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Also called Saba'Jazāir سبع حزائر. A chain of islets and rocks, 12 miles in length, at a distance of nine miles from the [Illegible Text] coast of the 'Omān Sultanate between Sīb and Barkah and nearly parallel to it. The chain may be divided into three sections. The easternmost section consists of one islet ¼ of a mile long and 25 feet high called Kharābah خرابه, and of several detached rocks which belong to it. A channel three miles wide divides the eastern from the central section which is four miles long, and co…

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“DAIMĀNIYĀT”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 18 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040131>
First published online: 2015



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