(αἱ Χελωνίδες κίμναι
), a series of lakes (apparently three), formed by the river Geir in Lybia Interior, the middle one being placed by Ptolemy in 49° long., and 20° N. lat. They seem to correspond to the three lakes of Bushashim, Mahalu
the last and largest of which lies E. of Lake Tchad,
and the other two in a line to the NE. of Fittre.
; comp. GEIR