Grosne (river)

The Grosne (French: la Grosne, French pronunciation: ​[ɡʁɔn]) is a 96.7-kilometre (60.1 mi) long river in the Rhône and Saône-et-Loire departments in central eastern France.[1] Its source is near Saint-Bonnet-des-Bruyères. It flows generally north. It is a right tributary of the Saône into which it flows in Marnay.

Grosne
Cluny (Saône-et-Loire, Fr) La Grosne, pont de la Levée.JPG
The Grosne at Cluny
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Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationSaint-Bonnet-des-Bruyères
 • coordinates46°14′52″N 04°28′37″E / 46.24778°N 4.47694°E / 46.24778; 4.47694
 • elevation610 m (2,000 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Saône
 • coordinates
46°41′58″N 04°56′13″E / 46.69944°N 4.93694°E / 46.69944; 4.93694Coordinates: 46°41′58″N 04°56′13″E / 46.69944°N 4.93694°E / 46.69944; 4.93694
 • elevation
170 m (560 ft)
Length96.7 km (60.1 mi)
Basin size1,000 km2 (390 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average10 m3/s (350 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSaôneRhôneMediterranean Sea

Departments and communes along its courseEdit

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Grosne (U32-0400)".

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