Juan de Bolas River

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Juan de Bolas River
Juan de Bolas River is located in Jamaica
Juan de Bolas River
Source of Juan de Bolas River
Basin
Main source Juan de Bolas Mountain
2,743 ft (836 m)
River mouth Confluence with Rio Minho
625 ft (191 m)
Physical characteristics
Length 10 mi (16 km)

The Juan de Bolas River rises in Saint Catherine, Jamaica,[1] and flows through Saint Catherine and Clarendon.[2] It is one of two rivers in Jamaica named after Juan de Bolas, the first Chief of the Jamaican Maroons.[2]

Course[edit]

The river rises just east of Juan de Bolas Mountain, at just under 2,743 feet (836 m)[1] from where it flows north, north-west, west and south-south-west to a confluence with the Rio Minho.[1]

Tributaries[edit]

Tributaries (source to confluence) include:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 1:50,000 map of Jamaica sheet G. UK Directorate of Overseas Surveys. 1973. 
  2. ^ a b Sibley, Inez (1978). Dictionary of Place-Names in Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica: Institute of Jamaica. p. 85.