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Digul

 

a river on the south of the island of New Guinea, in West Irian (Indonesia). Length, 600 km. It originates in the Djajawidjaja Mountains and flows mainly through a vast, mostly marshy lowland in a very meandering channel; it empties into the Arafura Sea. It is at high water all year long and overflows after the rains in the mountains. It is navigable to the upper reaches.

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A compilation of literary and journalistic writings on Digoel, Cerita dari Digul (Stories from Digoel, 2001), edited by Indonesia's most acclaimed author, the late Pramoedya Ananta Toer, makes no reference to the novels by Liem and Njoo, both major authors of the Netherlands Indies period.
The Ok Sibil is a west to east flowing tributary of the Digul river, located south of the divide of the Central Range.
The party was prohibited, thousands of its members were arrested, and after extra-judicial procedures 1,300 were sent for an indefinite period to Boven Digul, an internment camp deep in the swamps of remote New Guinea.
Their story has received comparatively little attention in Australia--Rupert Lockwood's 1975 book Black Armada, Margaret Kartomi's excellent 2002 monograph The Gamelan Digul and Frank Bennett's The Return of the Exiles (2003) notwithstanding.
The focus on Hollandia is also welcome because most of the narratives of administrators, patrol officers and missionaries that we have so far are about typical out-of-the-way regions such as Asmat, Digul, Merauke, Ayamaru and of course valleys in the central mountain range.
The Project's study area can be defined as the region intersected by the course of the Sepik River and its tributaries upstream from its confluence with the May River to its source in the highlands where it shares a large watershed with the Fly and Digul rivers.
Other smaller companies like PT Bangun Cipta Sarana, PT Wolo Agri Makmur and PT Digul Agri Lestari also plan to build food estate to grow rice in Papua where 585,000 hectares of land have been offered for that purpose.
27) The union was proscribed and six of those arrested were subsequently interned in Boven Digul.
Het Papuase gebied omvat de regio's Digul, Mapi en Ndeiram.