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Copiapó River is a river of Chile located in the Atacama Region. Starting at the confluence of the Jorquera and Pulido rivers, the Copiapó flows for only 2.5 km before receiving the waters of the Manflas River.[1] It flows through the city of Copiapó.

Copiapó River
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Río Copiapó, through the city of Copiapó
Location
CountryChile
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ elevation1,230 m (4,040 ft)[1]
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Pacific Ocean
Length162 km (101 mi)[1]
Basin size11,400 km2 (4,400 sq mi)[1]
Discharge 
 ⁃ average3.7 m3/s (130 cu ft/s)[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Cuenca del río Copiapó" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2007-07-17.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-11-13. Retrieved 2012-06-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 27°19′S 70°56′W / 27.317°S 70.933°W / -27.317; -70.933