Escalante River (Venezuela)

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Escalante River
Escalante River (Venezuela) is located in Venezuela
Escalante River (Venezuela)
Mouth location in Venezuela
Native name Rio Escalante
Country Venezuela
Basin features
River mouth 9°14′45″N 71°47′07″W / 9.245967°N 71.785386°W / 9.245967; -71.785386Coordinates: 9°14′45″N 71°47′07″W / 9.245967°N 71.785386°W / 9.245967; -71.785386

The Escalante River (Spanish: Rio Escalante) is a river of Venezuela. It drains into Lake Maracaibo.

The river rises in the Venezuelan Andes. It then flows through the Maracaibo dry forests ecoregion before emptying into Lake Maracaibo.[1]

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  1. ^ Locklin, Claudia, South America: Northwestern corner of Venezuela (NT0222), WWF: World Wildlife Fund, retrieved 2017-04-24