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FIVE RIVERS
COLORADO RIVER DELTA
WESTERN RIVERS
GHAGGAR-HAKRA RIVER
MIGHTY INDUS RIVER
MAJORITY
AREA
ARMIES
LEAVING
FIRST
WEST
CENTRAL ASIA
ALEXANDER
EUROPE
PERSIANS
GANGES RIVER
LARGE RIVER
KABUL RIVER
BANKS
SUTLEJ RIVER
HINDUSTAN
OWN SYSTEM
KARGIL
DELHI
AFGHANISTAN
TARBELA DAM
SUB-SPECIES
VALLEY
BALTISTAN
DARIUS
EAST
KASHMIR
SIND
GANGES
EGYPT
CENTRAL INDIA
DOLPHIN
DOLPHINS
CYRUS
ACHAEMENID EMPIRE
PUNJAB
HARAPPA
INDIA
SINDH
LAHORE
SUTLEJ
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Definitions

  1. The Indus river is the backbone of Ladakh. (Web site)

Five Rivers

  1. These five rivers are all the tributaries of the Indus River.

Colorado River Delta

  1. Like other desert river deltas, such as the Nile Delta and the Indus River, the Colorado River delta has been greatly altered by human activity. (Web site)

Western Rivers

  1. The western rivers combine into the Indus Basin, of which the Indus River is the largest. (Web site)

Ghaggar-Hakra River

  1. It was situtated around the Indus river and the Ghaggar-Hakra river.The main cities of the civilization were Harrapa, Mohanzodro, Kalibanga, Lothal.

Mighty Indus River

  1. Kalabagh is famous for the Kalabagh Dam and the Nawab of Kalabagh and for the red hills of the salt range and scenic view of mighty Indus River.

Majority

  1. The majority of southern Pakistan's population lives along the Indus River.
  2. The majority of Sindh's over 30 million people live in the valley carved by the once mighty Indus river. (Web site)

Area

  1. Soon after being released in the Indus River, Musafir joined a group of dolphins that were present in the area.

Armies

  1. His armies crossed the Indus River and conquered many small kingdoms in Indias northwestern region. (Web site)

Leaving

  1. The game deploys Seleucus squeezed close to the sands and mud of the Indus River at his back, leaving him with little room to maneuver.

First

  1. He first crossed the Indus River in 1748, when he took Lahore, and in 1751, he inflicted a heavy defeat on the Sikhs of Lahore. (Web site)

West

  1. It forms a strip between the river Chenab on its east and Indus river on its West. (Web site)

Central Asia

  1. Several historical Indian dynasties, especially those seated along the Indus river would expand into Central Asia. (Web site)

Alexander

  1. When Alexander the Great conquered the Asiatic kingdoms as far east as the Indus River, the Greek world was extended immensely.

Europe

  1. He depicted the boundary of Europe as the line from the Pillars of Hercules through the Bosporus and the area between Caspian Sea and Indus River.
  2. At the end of the Middle Ages, the Roma arrived in Europe (to Iberia and the Balkans) from the Middle East, originating from the Indus river.

Persians

  1. The Persians agree to cede everything east of the Indus River and south of the Oxus River to Chandragupta. (Web site)

Ganges River

  1. They were the ancient republican tribes who resided in the area between the Indus river and the Ganges river. (Web site)

Large River

  1. There is some disputed evidence of another large river, now dried up, running parallel to the Indus River to the east.

Kabul River

  1. It exists just below where the Kabul River joins the Indus River. (Web site)

Banks

  1. He says that Rai was their title and their capital was at Aror which used to lie on the banks of the Indus River. (Web site)

Sutlej River

  1. The Sutlej River, the Brahmaputra River (the Tsangpo), the Indus River, and the Karnali River all trace their sources to its close vicinity.

Hindustan

  1. In 1748, he first crossed the Indus River to take modern-day Lahore which was Hindustan at that time. (Web site)

Own System

  1. Shulba Sutra In the valley of the Indus River of India, the world's oldest civilization had developed its own system of mathematics. (Web site)

Kargil

  1. Most major historical and current towns — Shey, Leh, Basgo and Tingmosgang (but not Kargil), are situated close to the Indus River.

Delhi

  1. He crossed the Indus River on September 24 and, leaving a trail of carnage, marched on Delhi. (Web site)

Afghanistan

  1. The Scythians moved through Asia as far as Afghanistan, with forward groups penetrating to the Indus River in India.
  2. The province Gandhara included roughly northern Pakistan between the Khyber Pass and the Indus River and the region of the Kabul Valley in Afghanistan.

Tarbela Dam

  1. Tarbela Dam is a dam on the Indus River in Pakistan.

Sub-Species

  1. The blind Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) is a sub-species of dolphin found only in the Indus River. (Web site)

Valley

  1. To date, over a thousand cities and settlements have been found, mainly in the Indus River valley in Pakistan and western India.
  2. The system forms a drainage divide between the Amu Darya (ancient Oxus River) valley to the northwest and the Indus River valley to the southeast. (Web site)
  3. He established his capital in Pataliputra (eastern Bihar) at the time that Alexander was campaigning in the Indus river valley (327-324). (Web site)

Baltistan

  1. It is drained by the Indus River, which rises in the neighbouring regions of Ladakh and Baltistan. (Web site)

Darius

  1. The empire then reached its greatest extent under Darius I. He led conquering armies into the Indus River valley and into Thrace in Europe.

East

  1. At its height the Persian Empire stretched from Greece and Libya in the west to the Indus River in present-day Pakistan in the east. (Web site)
  2. The Salt Range runs from Jhelum river in the east and west to Kalabagh on the Indus River. (Web site)
  3. It is the bordering region between the Iranian Plateau and the Indian subcontinent, located to the east of the Lut Desert and to the west of the Indus River.

Kashmir

  1. Kashmir is the origin point for many rivers and tributaries of the Indus River basin.
  2. A number of different languages are spoken in the area of the upper Indus River and Kashmir.

Sind

  1. The government of Sind established this region as the Indus River Dolphin Reserve in 1974.

Ganges

  1. Size comparison of an average human and a Ganges and Indus river dolphin (Platanista gangetica).

Egypt

  1. At its height about 500 BC, the Persian empire had conquered Asia as far as the Indus River, Greece, and North Africa including what is now Egypt and Libya. (Web site)
  2. The empire of Darius the Great extended from Egypt in the west to the Indus River in the east. (Web site)

Central India

  1. Starting with the lands east of the Indus River, he then moved south, taking over much of what is now Central India.
  2. Then he conquered the regions to the east of the Indus river and then moved southwards, taking over much of what is now Central India. (Web site)

Dolphin

  1. Recognition at sea: The Indus River Dolphin is the only cetacean to inhabit the Indus river. (Web site)
  2. Most dolphins and whales are found only in the sea, but the Indus River dolphin survives only in freshwater.
  3. The Indus River dolphin is endemic to the rivers of the lower Indus River basin in Pakistan. (Web site)

Dolphins

  1. The Ganges and Indus River Dolphins are essentially identical in appearance.
  2. The Indus River Dolphin is a sub-species of Dolphins found only in the Indus River.
  3. The Blind Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) is a sub-species of Dolphins found only in the Indus River. (Web site)

Cyrus

  1. Cyrus the Great (558–530 BC) built first the "universal" empire, stretching from Greece to the Indus River.

Achaemenid Empire

  1. Cyrus the Great conquered the remaining parts of Arachosia and extended the Achaemenid empire to the Indus river. (Web site)
  2. At the end of Cyrus' rule, the Achaemenid Empire stretched from Asia Minor and Judah in the west to the Indus River in the east.
  3. The Aryans, who surpassed the Indus, were followed by the Persians of the Achaemenid empire, who by c.500 B.C. reached the Indus River. (Web site)

Punjab

  1. Part of Indus river also lies in Punjab, but it is not considered one of the "five" rivers.
  2. Alexander pressed on, advancing through what are now Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Indus river valley, and by 326 BC he had reached Punjab.

Harappa

  1. It is also known as the Indus Civilization because two of its best-known cities, Harappa and Mohenjo-daro, are situated along the banks of the Indus River. (Web site)
  2. Excavations at Harappa, Mohenjo-daro(Pakistan) and other locations in the Indus river valley have uncovered evidence of the use of practical mathematics.

India

  1. India: Derived from the original name Sindhu of the Indus River in modern-day Pakistan, which gave its name to the land of Sind.
  2. It begins with a mysterious culture along the Indus River and in farming communities in the southern lands of India.
  3. The Indus Valley civilization developed between 3300-1700 BCE on the banks of the Indus River and covered large areas of present-day Pakistan and India. (Web site)

Sindh

  1. Unable to invade India from the north, the Indo-Scythians took a more southerly route, through Gedrosia to Sindh, then moving north along the Indus river.
  2. In 1749, the Mughal ruler was induced to cede Sindh and all of Punjab west of the Indus River to Ahmad Shah, in order to save his capital from Afghan attack.
  3. The Arab empire stretched from Kashmir to Sindh along the Indus river, i.e.

Lahore

  1. Ahmad Shah first crossed the Indus river in 1748, the year after his ascension - his forces sacked Lahore during that expedition. (Web site)
  2. Ahmed Shah first crossed the Indus river in 1748, the year after his ascension - his tribe sacked Lahore during that expedition. (Web site)
  3. Ahmed shah first crossed the Indus river in 1748, the year after his accession; his tribe sacked Lahore during that expedition.

Sutlej

  1. The Sutlej continues into Pakistani Punjab and joins the Chenab River to form the Panjnad River; the latter joins the Indus River at Mithankot.

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