Cubatão River (south Santa Catarina)

The Cubatão River is a river of Santa Catarina state in southeastern Brazil.

Cubatão River
Cubatão River (south Santa Catarina) is located in Brazil
Cubatão River (south Santa Catarina)
Native nameRio Cubatão  (Portuguese)
Location
CountryBrazil
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationSanta Catarina state
Mouth 
 • location
Atlantic Ocean, Palhoça, Santa Catarina
 • coordinates
27°41′54″S 48°38′13″W / 27.698296°S 48.636924°W / -27.698296; -48.636924Coordinates: 27°41′54″S 48°38′13″W / 27.698296°S 48.636924°W / -27.698296; -48.636924
Basin features
Tributaries 
 • rightVargem do Braço River

The sources of the river are in the 84,130 hectares (207,900 acres) Serra do Tabuleiro State Park, a mountainous region to the south west of Florianópolis covered in lush rain forest. The river supplies water to the greater Florianópolis region.[1] It enters the Atlantic to the south of the suburb of Palhoça.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Parque Estadual da Serra do Tabuleiro (in Portuguese), FATMA: Fundação do meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-06-11