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Piram

PIRAM, or PERIM, an island in the Gulf of Cambay, forming part of Ahmadabad district, Bombay. Formerly notorious as the stronghold of a pirate chieftain, it has attained fame among palaeontologists for the large quantity of fossil remains discovered here in 1836, similar to the better-known Siwalik fauna.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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