The New International Encyclopædia/Achelous

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The New International Encyclopædia
Achelous
Edition of 1905. See also Achelous on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

ACHELOUS, ăk'ḗ-lō'ŭs (Gk. Ἀχελῷος, Achelōos, now called Aspropotamos, i.e., White River, from the cream color of its waters). The largest river in Greece (Map: Greece, C 5). It rises in Mount Pindus, flows southward, separating Ætolia from Acarnania, and falls into the Ionian Sea. It is over 100 miles long, and unnavigable.