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Then in 1881 an expedition led by Giulietti, accompanied by thirteen other
Italians, had been massacred somewhere to the north of Aussa, as was another
expedition under Bianchi three years later in much the same area. Nesbitt had
met the ...
Next day Ali Wali returned from Aussa; he had been away for eight ^days. He had
seen the Sultan and spent the greater part of a day with him, during which time
the Sultan had questioned him at length about my motives for making this ...
entered through a gap between the Magenta and Kulzikuma mountains. The river
then divided, the smaller branch bisecting Aussa while the main river bore north-
east under Kulzikuma towards Goumarri, celebrated in Danakil songs as the ...
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