Vichada River

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The Vichada River (Spanish: Río Vichada, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈri.o βiˈ tʃaða]) is a blackwater river in the country of Colombia, South America. It flows into the Orinoco River.

The westward course of the Vichada is offset by an impact structure, called the Vichada Structure. The structure is most likely the largest impact structure in South America.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planetary Society Researcher Max Rocca Discovers Largest Impact Crater in South America, A Target Earth update by Amir Alexander, February 13, 2010 http://www.planetary.org/programs/projects/targetearth/20100213.html retrieved 27 Feb. 2010

Coordinates: 4°56′28″N 67°50′39″W / 4.94111°N 67.84417°W / 4.94111; -67.84417