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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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The Ok Sibil is a west to east flowing tributary of the Digul river, located south of the divide of the Central Range.
The major river in that area is the Ok Cop, the upper course of the East Digul.
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 Gamelan Digul and the Prison Camp Musician Who Built It.
The Gamelan Digul is the latest publication of prolific ethnomusicologist Margaret J.
On the south coast, Metroxylon forms dense stands from the lower Birdshead through the isthmuses of the Digul and Fly rivers.
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.
Dalek Esa Jambi Raya), PT 17 Mugitriman Internasional, PT East Kalimantan 18 Prasarana Marga, PT Papua 19 Tunas Sawaerma Papua 20 Bangun Kayu Irian Papua 21 Hanurata Coy LTD (jayapura) Papua 22 Kamundan Raya, PT Papua 23 Yotefa Sarana Mandiri, PT Papua 24 Digul Daya Sakti Papua 25 Irma Sulindo, PT Papua 26 Kayu Perkasa Bumi Makmur Papua 27 Damai Setia Tama Timber Papua 28 E.
In most or all of these broad respects and several others, the social geography of contemporary Korowai life is similar to past practices of people elsewhere in the southern interior lowland region of New Guinea, particularly people of the vast plain of the upper Mappi, Digul, and Fly river watersheds far to the south and southeast of the Korowai lands (e.
Haddon (cited in Moore 1984:52) noted that the disc-shaped club (#89+137) he collected from Mabuiag (Jervis Island) in 1888 was stated to have come from 'Dogeri men' (Marindanim) who inhabited the southeast comer of Irian Jaya between the Bensback and Digul Rivers.
Irian Jaya PT Prabu Alaska Irian Jaya PT Prasarana Marga Irian Jaya PT Rimba Kayu Arthamas Irian Jaya PT Teluk Bintuni Irian Jaya PT Wana Galang Utama Irian Jaya PT Hanurata (Sorong) Irian Jaya PT Barito Cenderawasih Irian Jaya PT Wanatirta Ediwibowo Irian Jaya PT Digul Dayasakti Irian Jaya PT Rimba Megah L.