Chicamocha River

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Chicamocha River
Cañon del del rio Chicamocha 002.jpg
Location
CountryColombia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationTuta, Boyacá
 ⁃ coordinates5°42′N 73°14′W / 5.700°N 73.233°W / 5.700; -73.233
 ⁃ elevation2,600 m (8,500 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Sogamoso River
 ⁃ elevation
700 m (2,300 ft)
Basin features
ProgressionSogamoso-Magdalena-Caribbean
River systemMagdalena
LandmarksChicamocha Canyon

Chicamocha River is a river of north-central Colombia. It is part of the Magdalena river system that flows into the Caribbean Sea.

Chicamocha River originates in the municipality of Tuta in the department of Boyacá, flows through the department of Santander and joins the Suárez and Fonce Rivers to form the Sogamoso River.

PANACHI national park[edit]

The Chicamocha Canyon is a national park (PANACHI; PArque NAcional de CHIcamocha) and major tourist destination in Colombia. It was preselected for the election of natural wonders of the world.[1]

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