Akoukton

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Akoukton
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Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 18.495867°N 95.179165°E
Altitude:
Present Day Details
Place Name: Akouk-taung
State/Province: Henzada District
Country: Burma
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Akouk-taung

Hill forming the eastern extremity of a spur of the Arakan Yoma Mountains, Henzada District, British Burma. Lat. 18° 29' 45" N, Long. 95° 10' 45" E. Overhangs the river Irawadi, which a little lower enters the delta, and spreads out into creeks and bifurcations. The scarped cliff (300 feet high) is honeycombed with excavated caves, containing images of Buddha. The scene of two or three minor engagements during the second Burmese war.
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History

Battle of Akoukton

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Akouk taung
Variants: Akoukton/Akouk-tong/Akaok-taon/Akouk-taung