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FLANATICUS SINUS (Plin. Nat. 3.19), or FLANONICUS (Φλανωνικὸς κόλπος, Steph. B. sub voce the gulf on the N.W. coast of Liburnia, which derived its name from a people called the FLANATES (Plin. Nat. 3.21). There was a town called FLANONA (Plin. l.c.; Ptol. 2.16.2, Fianona), between Alvona and Tarsatica. It is now called Canal del Quarnéro, well known for its dangerous navigation. (Wilkinson, Dalmatia and Montenegro, vol. i. p. 48; Neigebaur, Die Süd-Slaven, p. 249.)


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.19
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.21
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