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TF. The. Aegean Zone. From the point where it begins to break through the rim of Taurus, the river known in its lower its is — THE AEGEAN ZONE 37 Dalaman Chai forms a distinct geograpliical boundary. Crossing it we enter an area which belongs to the west of the Anatolian peninsula. reaches as This western region of Asia IVIinor is very liighly diversihed. of the most varied conformation and direction Mountain ranges are divided by great from the edge valleys which in of the central some cases, stretch right down to a coast unmany important rivers.

The Messogis chain properly so-called begins east of Ayasoluk. It extends westwards, however, in a number of heights and ridges forming a system which may be comi>ared in shape to a two-pronged fork. The southern prong, in contrast to the rounded outlines of the iKnthern prong formed by the THE AEGEAN ZONE 41 Barbandon Dagh, Alaman Dagh, and Karaja Dagh, is of bold The western curve of it is the steep continuous ridge outline. of Sanisun Dagh which, on the north-east, falls to a broad depression running between Solda and Scalanova.

The river now leaves the Manisa plain at its western apex by the narrow valley separating the Sipylos system from the Yund Dagh. Traversing this it enters the delta plain of Menenien. The river formerly took a general course southsouth-west through the delta plain to the Gulf of Smyrna, but as the frequent Moods caused great damage to the neighbouring plain and as the silt brought down by it was rapidly blocking iq) the entrance to the gulf, the river-bed was in 1880 diverted northwards by means of a dyke.

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