Bléone

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Bléone
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The Bléone at Malijai
Country France
Basin features
Main source Prads-Haute-Bléone
1,980 m (6,500 ft)
44°16′19″N 06°41′31″E / 44.27194°N 6.69194°E / 44.27194; 6.69194
River mouth Durance
400 m (1,300 ft)
44°03′09″N 05°59′48″E / 44.05250°N 5.99667°E / 44.05250; 5.99667Coordinates: 44°03′09″N 05°59′48″E / 44.05250°N 5.99667°E / 44.05250; 5.99667
Progression DuranceRhôneMediterranean Sea
Basin size 906 km2 (350 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 67.5 km (41.9 mi)

The Bléone (French: la Bléone) is a 67.5-kilometre (41.9 mi) long river in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence département, southeastern France. Its source is several small streams converging near the refuge de l'Estrop, a mountain shelter in Prads-Haute-Bléone. It flows generally southwest. It is a left tributary of the Durance into which it flows between L'Escale and Les Mées.

Communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth: Prads-Haute-Bléone, La Javie, Le Brusquet, Marcoux, Digne-les-Bains, Aiglun, Mallemoisson, Le Chaffaut-Saint-Jurson, Mirabeau, Malijai, L'Escale, Les Mées,

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