Volcán River

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Volcán River
San Jose Volcano.jpg
San José Volcano looming in the distance.
Country Chile
Physical characteristics
River mouth Maipo River
Length 54 km (34 mi)[1]
Basin features
Basin size 507 km2 (196 sq mi)[1]

Volcán River is the river tributary to the Maipo River. Its course lies completely in the Andes of the Santiago Metropolitan Region. The river and its tributaries drain, among other areas, the Chilean slopes of San José Volcano and El Morado Natural Monument area.


  1. ^ a b Niemeyer, Hans; Cereceda, Pilar (1984). Geografía de Chile — Tomo VIII: Hidrografía (in Spanish). Instituto Geográfico Militar.