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The Taurus has in many places a breadth of 3000 stadia; its length equals that of Asia, namely 45,000 stadia,1 reckoning from the continent opposite to Rhodes to the eastern extremities of India and Scythia.


The following are the measurements of our author:
From Rhodes to Issus5,000
From Issus to the Caspian Gates10,000
From the Caspian Gates to the sources of the Indus14,000
From the Indus to the mouth of the Ganges13.500
From thence to Thin2,500

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