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Aliákmon

Aliákmon (älēäkˈmôn), longest river of Greece, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in the mountains near Lake Préspa, N Greece, and flowing SE then NE into the Thermaic Gulf. The river waters an agricultural region; Kastoría and Véroia are along its course. The Aliákmon forms the western portion of the extensive Vardar River delta. It is also known as the Vistrítsa River.
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Eden and Dill were shocked to learn that the Greeks had failed to move any forces to the Aliakmon Line.
It therefore endorsed the compromise by Greece to send a reduced force of twenty-three battalions to the Aliakmon Line.
He was amazed to learn that there were just two infantry divisions and an armoured brigade guarding the Aliakmon Line.