Jaguariaíva River Canyon

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Rafters in the canyon

The Jaguariaíva River Canyon (Portuguese: Cânion do Rio Jaguariaíva) is a canyon in Jaguariaíva, Paraná, Brazil.[1] The Jaguariaíva River flows through the canyon. The canyon is the 8th longest canyon in the world.[2] Part of the canyon is protected by the 1,830 hectares (4,500 acres) Cerrado State Park, created in 1992.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cânion do Rio Jaguariaíva - Pontos Turísticos do Município na Página da Prefeitura Municipal de Jaguariaíva" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jaguariaíva - A Cidade do 8º maior cânion do mundo em extensão" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "III Informações Gerais", Plano de Manejo Parque Estadual do Cerrado (PDF) (in Portuguese), Curitiba / PR: IAP:Instituto Ambiental do Paraná - IAP, December 2002, p. 5, retrieved 2016-12-17 

Coordinates: 24°09′42″S 49°39′06″W / 24.161764°S 49.651770°W / -24.161764; -49.651770