The Yeşilırmak (Turkish: Yeşilırmak, "Green River"; classical Ancient Greek: Ἶρις, Iris) is a river in northern Turkey. From its source north-east of Sivas, it flows past Tokat and Amasya, and reaches the Black Sea at Samsun after 418 km (260 mi).
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Strabo's Geographica describes it as flowing through Comana Pontica, the plain of Dazimonitis (Kaşova) ( ), and Gaziura (probably modern Turhal) before receiving the waters ( ) of the Scylax, then flowing through Amaseia (Amasya) before reaching the valley of Phanaroea.
- Phytoplankton and seasonal variations of the River Yeşilırmak, Amasya, Turkey (9 May 2003)
- Strabo 12:3:15 at Perseus
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