Gave de Larrau

The Gave de Larrau is a torrential river of the French Basque Country (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the southwest of France. It is the left tributary of the river Saison, and considered its upper course by Sandre.[1] Its name is due to the village of Larrau.

Gave de Larrau
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Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationLarrau
Mouth 
 • location
Saison
 • coordinates
43°2′53″N 0°53′10″W / 43.04806°N 0.88611°W / 43.04806; -0.88611Coordinates: 43°2′53″N 0°53′10″W / 43.04806°N 0.88611°W / 43.04806; -0.88611
 • elevation
300 m (980 ft)
Basin features
ProgressionSaisonGave d'OloronGaves réunisAdourAtlantic Ocean

It is formed from the confluence of the Zurkaitzegiko erreka and the Olhadoko erreka. After joining the Uhaitxa, from Sainte-Engrâce, it forms the Saison in Licq-Athérey.

Tributaries: Etxelüko erreka, Ahuntzolako erreka

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Le Saison (Q7--0250)".