Kara Dere

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The Kara Dere is a river that empties into the Black Sea 20 miles east of Trabzon, Turkey.[1] In ancient times it was known as the Hyssos or Hyssus.[2]

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  1. ^ "DRIVE TURKS ALONG COAST.; Russians Reach the Kara Dere, 20 Miles from Trebizond". The New York Times. 1916-04-08.
  2. ^ Lynne Williams; Anthony Bryer (1997). "Survey in Trabzon and Gümüşhane Vilayets, Turkey, 1992-1994". Dumbarton Oaks Papers. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 51: 283–289. doi:10.2307/1291767. JSTOR 1291767.

Coordinates: 40°56′18″N 40°03′54″E / 40.9384°N 40.0649°E / 40.9384; 40.0649