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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Irian Jaya

A. A. Gerbrands.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 4691 words.

[formerly West New Guinea; Western New Guinea; West Irian; Irian Barat]

Indonesian province, comprising the western half of New Guinea and surrounding islands, with a population...

Kuh-i Khwaja

Trudy S. Kawami.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 616 words.

[Pers. Kūh-i Khwāja]

Dramatic basalt outcrop that rises from the marshes of Lake Hamun in Iranian Sistan near the borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan. On the south side are...