from the open Atlantic. A marigot, called the Ndiadier or Maringuins, leaves the river 40 m.
The Senegal indeed has what is styled an interior delta, but, with the exception of the marigot named, all the divergent branches rejoin the main stream before the sea is reached.
The chief town of the French area is Marigot, a free port, on the W.
of the Niger, on both banks of a marigot, and are about 40 m.