Ituxi River

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Ituxi River
Ituxi River is located in Brazil
Ituxi River
Native name Rio Ituxi
Country Brazil
Basin features
River mouth Purus River
7°18′37″S 64°51′17″W / 7.310352°S 64.854817°W / -7.310352; -64.854817Coordinates: 7°18′37″S 64°51′17″W / 7.310352°S 64.854817°W / -7.310352; -64.854817
Tributaries
Physical characteristics
Length 640 kilometres (400 mi)

Ituxi River is a river of Amazonas state in north-western Brazil. It is a tributary of the Purus River.

Course[edit]

The Ituxi River is 640 kilometres (400 mi) in length.[1] It originates near Acrelândia in the state of Acre. It is a blackwater river that flows through the 776,940 hectares (1,919,900 acres) Ituxi Extractive Reserve, created in 2008, in an northeast direction.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ziesler, R.; Ardizzone, G.D. (1979). "Amazon River System". The Inland waters of Latin America. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 92-5-000780-9. Archived from the original on 8 November 2014. 
  2. ^ RESEX Ituxi (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-30