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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.
upper Fly River and upper Digul River regions) and Torres Strait.
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.