Camuy River

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Camuy River
Native nameRío Camuy
CommonwealthPuerto Rico

The Camuy River (Spanish: Río Camuy; pron. ka-MOO-ee) is a river in Puerto Rico. It is the third largest underground river in the world and[1] helped shape the cave system known as the Rio Camuy Caves.[2][3][4]

The river and water flow systems of Río Camuy were studied by the US Geological Service in 1995.[5]

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Coordinates: 18°29′16″N 66°50′13″W / 18.4877218°N 66.8368437°W / 18.4877218; -66.8368437[6]


  1. ^ "Programa de Parques Nacionales de Puerto Rico". Departamento de Recreación y Deportes (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  2. ^ Martinez-Carter, Karina (November 14, 2011). "Puerto Rico's underground caves". BBC. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Jacksonville District Navigable Waters Lists" (PDF). SAJ. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-01-26. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Rios de Puerto Rico" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on October 23, 2008.
  5. ^ Patrick Tucci and Myrna I. Martinez. Hydrology and Simulation of Ground Water Flow in the Aguadilla to Rio Camuy Area, Puerto Rico (PDF) (Report). US Dept. of the Interior.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  6. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Río Camuy

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