The Eo is a river, 91 kilometres (57 mi) long, in northwestern Spain. Its estuary forms the boundary between the regions of Galicia and Asturias. The river is known for its salmon fishing.

Eo
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View of Eo River, Ramsar Site
Location
Country Spain
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationBaleira
 • elevation850 m (2,790 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Atlantic
Length91.5 km (56.9 mi)
Basin size819 km2 (316 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average20.11 m3/s (710 cu ft/s)
Official nameRío Eo
Designated4 October 1994
Reference no.705[1]

In the western Cantabrian mountains the river forms the axis of one of Asturias 7 biosphere reserves, the Eo river, Oscos and Terras de Burón Biosphere Reserve.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ría del Eo". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Nature in Asturias. Eo River, Oscos and Terras de Burón". www.turismoasturias.es. n.d. Retrieved 2020-12-27.

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Coordinates: 43°33′02″N 7°01′52″W / 43.5505°N 7.0311°W / 43.5505; -7.0311