Bahr el Jebel


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Bahr el Jebel

(bä`hər ĕl jĕb`ĕl), river, 594 mi (956 km) long, section of the White Nile, central South Sudan, Africa. The name is usually used for the White Nile between Nimule, where it enters South Sudan (as the Albert Nile), and Lake No, where it joins with the Bahr el Ghazal to form the Bahr el Abiad, also a section of the White Nile. As the river passes through the SuddSudd
, swampy region, c.200 mi (320 km) long, and c.150 mi (240 km) wide, central South Sudan, E central Africa. It is fed by the Bahr el Jebel, the Bahr el Ghazal, and the Bahr el Arab, headwaters of the Nile.
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 swamps it loses much of its volume through evaporation and dispersal. The river is navigable to Juba.