San Pedro River (Guatemala)

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San Pedro River/Río San Pedro
Río San Pedro - Guatemala.jpg
San Pedro River, at El Naranjo, Petén
Origin Guatemala (El Petén) 17°08′05″N 89°54′10″W / 17.134803°N 89.902668°W / 17.134803; -89.902668 (Río San Pedro)
Mouth Tributary of the Usumacinta river
Basin countries Guatemala, Mexico
Length 186 km (in Guatemala)
Source elevation 200 m
Avg. discharge 52.9 m³/s (at San Pedro Mactún)

The Río San Pedro is a river of Guatemala and Mexico. Its sources are located in the Guatemalan department of El Petén. at 17°08′05″N 89°54′10″W / 17.134803°N 89.902668°W / 17.134803; -89.902668 (Río San Pedro). The river flows westwards until it reaches the Mexican border and crosses into the state of Tabasco at 17°16′47″N 90°59′16″W / 17.279636°N 90.987697°W / 17.279636; -90.987697 (Río San Pedro)Coordinates: 17°16′47″N 90°59′16″W / 17.279636°N 90.987697°W / 17.279636; -90.987697 (Río San Pedro). From there it continues northwest and joins the Usumacinta River. The Guatemalan part of the San Pedro river basin covers an area of 14,335 km².[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ INSIVUMEH. "Principales ríos de Guatemala". Retrieved 2008. 

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