Tarudant sentence example
- Dr Oskar Lenz in 1879-1880 surveyed a part of the Great Atlas north of Tarudant, determined a pass south of Iligh in the Anti-Atlas, and penetrated thence across the Sahara to Timbuktu.
- Its principal towns are Tarudant, Iligh (the old capital), and Glim.in on the Wad Nun.
- Tarudant, the present capital, flourished in the 12th century on account of the neighbouring copper-mines.
- Caravans from Sus laden with copper-ware, olive oil, butter, saffron, wax, skins, dates, dried roses, &c., are sent to Marrakesh, four days' journey from Tarudant.