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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Taurus, Mount

A mountain range of Turkey in Asia, stretching W. for about 500 m. in an unbroken chain from the head-waters of the Euphrates to the Ægean Sea, and forming the S. buttress of the tableland of Asia Minor; in the E. is known as the Ala Dagh, in the W. as the Bulghar Dagh. The Anti-Taurus is an offshoot of the main range, which, continuing to the NE., unites with the systems of the Caucasus.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Taurus, Mount'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/taurus-mount.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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