Jatun Mayu (Tomás Frías)

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Jatun Mayu
River
Name origin: Quechua
Country Bolivia
Region Potosí Department
Municipality Tomás Frías Province
Coordinates 19°13′S 65°46′W / 19.217°S 65.767°W / -19.217; -65.767Coordinates: 19°13′S 65°46′W / 19.217°S 65.767°W / -19.217; -65.767

Jatun Mayu[1] (Quechua hatun, jatun big, great, mayu river,[2] "great river") which upstream is called Tinkipaya is a Bolivian river in the Potosí Department, Tomás Frías Province, Tinkipaya Municipality, Tinkipaya Canton,[3] north of Potosí. It is a left tributary of the upper Pillku Mayu.[4] The confluence is about 10 km south east of Tinkipaya.

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  1. ^ Plan de Desarrollo Municipal Tinguipaya 2008 – 2012 (Spanish)
  2. ^ katari.org Aymara-Spanish Dictionary: Jatun (adj.) - Grande, superior, principal. Mayu (s.) - Río.
  3. ^ T'inkipaya Municipality: population data and map
  4. ^ Jorge Molina Carpio, Daniel Espinoza Romero, Balance hídrico superficial de la cuenca alta del río Pilcomayo, La Paz 2005 (Spanish)