Salat (river)

The Salat (French pronunciation: ​[sala]; Occitan: Salat) is a river in southern France, a right tributary of the Garonne. It is 74.1 km (46.0 mi) long.[1] It rises in nine points above the hamlet Salau in the municipality Couflens, on the slopes of Mont Rouch, central Pyrenees. The former Gascon province of Couserans is based on its valley.

Salat
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Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationMont Rouch, Pyrenees
 • elevation2,500 m (8,200 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Garonne
 • coordinates
43°9′40″N 0°57′58″E / 43.16111°N 0.96611°E / 43.16111; 0.96611Coordinates: 43°9′40″N 0°57′58″E / 43.16111°N 0.96611°E / 43.16111; 0.96611
Length74 km (46 mi)
Basin size1,570 km2 (610 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average43 m3/s (1,500 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionGaronneGironde estuaryAtlantic Ocean

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Main tributariesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Le Salat (O0--0250)".