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LOGAR

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 868 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LOGAR, a river and valley of Afghanistan. The Logar river drains a wide tract of country, rising in the southern slopes of the Sanglakh range and receiving affluents from the Kharwar hills, N.E. of Ghazni. It joins the Kabul river a few miles below the-city of Kabul. The Logar valley, which is watered by its southern affluents, is rich and beautiful, about 40 M. Iong by 12 wide, and highly irrigated throughout. Lying in the vicinity of the capital, the district contributes largely to its food-supply. The valley was traversed in 1879 by a brigade under Sir F. (afterwards
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