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Map of the Roman Empire - Taurus Mountains
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Ancient Taurus Mountains - A 3,000 - 12,000 foot mountain range in southern Turkey. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers descend from the Taurus mountains into the Mesopotamian region.
Taurus - m. intersecting - Asia, in various ridges and under various names, Imaus, Caucasus, Caspius, Niphates, &c., from the Mediterranean, at Chelidonium prom., and from the Aegean to the Caspian, s. of the mouth of Araxes fl. Strabo assigns its w. commencement to Caria. Named either as being generally bull-like, or from the fancied shape of Chelidonium prom. Enamas; Ramadan; Gourin, Sfc. - Classical Gazetteer
Taurus Mountains (Turkish: Toros Dağları) are a mountain complex in southern Turkey, from which the Euphrates and Tigris descend into Iraq. It divides the Mediterranean coastal region of southern Turkey from the central Anatolian Plateau. The system extends along a curve from Lake Eğirdir in the west to the upper reaches of the Euphrates and Tigris in the east. It has many peaks rising above 3,000–3,700 m, (10,000–12,000 ft). A Bronze Age archaeological site, where early evidence of tin mining was found, is at Kestel. The pass known in antiquity as the Cilician Gates (Turkish: Gülek Boğazı) crosses the range north of Tarsus. In the Aladaglar and Bolkar mountains, limestone has eroded to form karstic landscapes of waterfalls, underground rivers, and some of the largest caves of Asia. - Wikipedia
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