The Turama River is a river of Papua New Guinea. Approximately 10 miles (16 km) wide at the mouth, it narrows rapidly. This, combined with its location at the head of the Gulf of Papua, results in tidal bores sweeping up the river. The effects are noticeable as far as 100 km upstream.
Turama River (location)
|Country||Papua New Guinea|
|Region||Southern Highlands, Gulf|
|- location||Papua New Guinea|
|- elevation||1,000 m (3,300 ft)|
|- location||Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea|
|Length||290 km (180 mi)|