Sentence Examples

  • ATBARA (Bahr-el-Aswad, or Black River), the most northern affluent of the river Nile, N.E.
  • Beyond the south-east corner of the lake is a depression known as the Bahr-el-Ghazal (not to be confounded with the Nile affluent of the same name).
  • Coming from the Tibesti highlands the Bahr-el-Ghazal has a south-westerly trend to Lake Chad.
  • There was also at one time communication between the Shari and the Bahr-el-Ghazal, so that the water of the firstnamed stream reached Chad by way of the Bahr-el-Ghazal.
  • There is still, however, a distinct current from the Shari delta to the east end of the lake - known to the natives, like the depression beyond, as the Bahr-el-Ghazal - indicative of the former overflow outlet.

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