The Huisne (French pronunciation: ​[ɥisn]) is a 164.5 km (102.2 mi) long river in France.[1] It is a left tributary of the river Sarthe, which it meets in Le Mans. Its source is near the town of Pervenchères, in the Orne department.

Huisne
Jetée de l'Huisne dans la Sarthe.JPG
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Native nameL'Huisne  (French)
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationPerche
 • elevation±180 m (590 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Sarthe
 • coordinates
47°59′26″N 0°10′49″E / 47.99056°N 0.18028°E / 47.99056; 0.18028 (Sarthe-Huisne)Coordinates: 47°59′26″N 0°10′49″E / 47.99056°N 0.18028°E / 47.99056; 0.18028 (Sarthe-Huisne)
Length164.5 km (102.2 mi)
Basin size2,385 km2 (921 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average13.5 m3/s (480 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSartheMaineLoireAtlantic Ocean

The Huisne flows through the following departments and towns:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Huisne (M0--0150)".

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