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BEAS

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 582 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BEAS or BIAS, a river of India. The Beas, which was the Hyphasis of the Greeks, is one of the Five Rivers of the Punjab. It issues in the snowy mountains of Kulu at an altitude of 13,326 ft. above sea-level, flows through the Kangra valley and the plains of the Punjab, and finally joins the Sutlej after a course of 290 M. It is crossed by a railway bridge near Jullundur.
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