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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 104 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PENNAR, or PENNER, two rivers of southern India, distinguished as North an South. The native name is Pinakini. Both rise near the hil: ~f Nandidrug in Mysore state, and flow eastward into the Ba} of Bengal. The northern is the more important and has a toted length of 355 m., that of the southern being 245 M. This latter bears the alternative name of the Ponniar. The Pennar (northern) river canal system comprises more than 30 M. of canals, irrigating 155,500 acres.
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THOMAS PENNANT (1726-1798)

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