Boesmans River (Eastern Cape)

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Boesmans River
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Towns Kenton-on-Sea
 - location North of Kirkwood, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Mouth Indian Ocean
 - location Kenton-on-Sea, Eastern Cape, South Africa
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 33°41′28″S 26°38′36″E / 33.69111°S 26.64333°E / -33.69111; 26.64333Coordinates: 33°41′28″S 26°38′36″E / 33.69111°S 26.64333°E / -33.69111; 26.64333
Length 230 km (143 mi)
Basin 2,670 km2 (1,031 sq mi)
Location of the Boesman's River mouth

Boesmans River (Afrikaans: Boesmansrivier) is a river in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. It originates north of Kirkwood and runs east past Alicedale, before it turns and twists south and east to Kenton on Sea, where it mouths into the Indian Ocean through a tidal estuary only 1.7 km to the SW of the mouth of the Kariega River.[1]


Its tributaries include: Bega River, iCamtarha, Ncazala River, Komga River, New Years River, Steins River, Swartwaters River, Soutkloof River and Bou River.[2]

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