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Rising Still farther east the fartlier east to summits of 5,900 ft. mountain wall of below 6,500 ft. Gerziler Dagh. 5 miles or less ft. in the steep, p3a'amidal peak followed eastwards falls nowhere rises to 7,600 Buba Dagh, and as it is broadening in that direction to the plateau of East of Gerziler Dagh the range contracts to and continues in a series of summits varying from 3,300 to 5,500 ft. With these summits should be included the broad ridge of Khonas Dagh which lies east of the Dalaman Chai valley but is separated from the rest of the range only by a narrow pass.

It makes its alluvial to the sea. Menderez Chai (anc. Maeander) The up])er streams of the Maeander rise near Dineir, \\li('ncc the course of the river is west-north-west for some miles, into the marshy Chivril plain, and then Avest. Here it receives a right- bank tributary, the Chufru Chai, Avhich dries up in summer. The general direction noAv changes to south-west and the stream-bed deepens. Some miles south-east of Demirji a sharp bend is made north-Avest into the Chai basin, Avhence the river issues into the Banaz Ova.

The southern of these two ranges attains a height of something over 1,000 ft. and comes to an end about 10 miles east of Brussa. The northern is higher and continues eastwards, reaching summits of over 4,000 ft. east of the pass crossed by the Gemlik-Brussa road. Further east it declines in elevation and finally falls to the Sakaria valley. {h) The great depression between this coastal range and the Mysian forest country to the south is roughly 80-90 miles long by 5-15 miles in width. , drained by easy valleys and broken by low hills rising to 600 or 700 ft.

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