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SOCANAA

SOCANAA or SOCANDA (Σωκανάα or Σωκάνδα), a small river of Hyrcania, noticed by Ptolemy (6.9.2). It is probably the present Gurgan. Ammianus Marcellinus speaks of a place called Socunda, on the shores of the Hyrcanian or Caspian sea (23.6).

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