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BENUE

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 754 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BENUE, a river of West Africa, the largest and most important affluent of the Niger (q.v.), which it joins after a course of over Soo m. in a general east to west direction from its source in the mountains of Adamawa. Through the Tuburi marshes there is a water connexion between theBenue (Niger) and Shari (Lake Chad) systems.
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