Bío Bío River

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Biobío River
Mapa río Biobío.png
Cairt
Kintra Chile
Basin
Main soorce Galletué Lake
1,160 m (3,810 ft)[1]
River mooth Gulf o Arauco, Paceefic Ocean
Basin size 24,264 km2 (9,368 sq mi)[1]
Physical characteristics
Lenth 380 km (240 mi)[1]
Dischairge
  • Average rate:
    899 m3/s (31,700 cu ft/s)

The Biobío River (an aa kent as Bío Bío[2] or Bio-Bio[3][4]) is the seicont lairgest river in Chile. It oreeginates frae Icalma an Galletué lochs in the Andes an flows 380 km tae the Gulf o Arauco on the Paceefic Ocean.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Cuenca del río Biobío
  2. Bío Bío River Archived September 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine., Encyclopædia Britannica Online
  3. Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bio-Bio". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 952. 
  4. The Bio-Bio River Case, Chile Archived May 13, 2016, at the Wayback Machine., The Inventory of Conflict & Environment (ICE), American University

Coordinates: 36°49′10″S 73°09′52″W / 36.8194°S 73.1644°W / -36.8194; -73.1644