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  1. a river in NW Jordan, flowing W into the Jordan River. 50 miles (80 km) long.
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  • The Jaulan slopes southward to the Yarmuk and westward to the Jordan.

    Biblical Geography and History

    Charles Foster Kent

  • The Yarmuk itself is the most commanding river of all the east-Jordan land.

  • The heart of the east-Jordan land is the wide, level plain watered by the tributaries of the Yarmuk River.

  • South of the Yarmuk the black basalt of the Jaulan yields to the light limestone of the west-Jordan.

  • In their upper courses they flow on the surface of the ground, but soon sink into deep gorges which lead to the Yarmuk.