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VA´SCONUM SALTUS the W. offshoot of the Pyrenees, running along the Mare Cantabricum, and named after the Vascones, in whose territory it was. (Plin. Nat. 4.20. s. 34; Auson. Ep. 15.) It may be more precisely defined as that portion of the chain now called Sierra de Orcamo, S. de Augana, and S. Sejos, forming the E. part of the Cantabrian chain.


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