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  • And the very large and important Diyala, a little below Bagdad, at 33° 15' N.
  • At Bagdad it has an average breadth of about 200 yards and a current in flood time of about 44 m.
  • Two lines of steamers, an English and a Turkish, furnish an inadequate service between Basra and Bagdad, but there is no steam navigation on the river above the latter city.
  • From Bagdad downward, the course of the Tigris is peculiarly serpentine and shifting.
  • The rafts used are the so-called kelleks, of wood supported on inflated skins, which are broken up at Bagdad, the wood sold and the skins carried back by caravan.
 

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