BURCHANA (Βουρχανίς: Borcum), called Fabaria, from a kind of wild beans growing there, was an island at the mouth of the Amasia (Ems), which was discovered and conquered by Drusus. (Strab. 7.291; Plin. Nat. 4.27.) [L.S]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.