Laonong River

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Laonong River
Laonung River downstream view.jpg
Map showing the mouth of Laonong River
Map showing the mouth of Laonong River
Map showing the mouth of Laonong River at its confluence with the Ailiao River
Country Taiwan
Basin features
Main source Central Mountain Range: Yushan
3,952 m (12,966 ft)
23°28′12″N 120°57′26″E / 23.4700°N 120.95717°E / 23.4700; 120.95717
River mouth Liouguei
22°47′49″N 120°30′42″E / 22.7969°N 120.5117°E / 22.7969; 120.5117Coordinates: 22°47′49″N 120°30′42″E / 22.7969°N 120.5117°E / 22.7969; 120.5117
River system Gaoping River
Basin size 1,372 km2 (530 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 136 km (85 mi)
  • Location:
    Liouguei Bridge[1]
  • Minimum rate:
    0.01 m3/s (0.35 cu ft/s)
  • Average rate:
    52 m3/s (1,800 cu ft/s)
  • Maximum rate:
    5,130 m3/s (181,000 cu ft/s)
Map of the Gaoping River watershed showing Laonong

The Laonong River, also spelled Laonung River (Chinese: 荖濃溪; pinyin: Lǎo nóng xī; Wade–Giles: Lao3-nung2 Hsi1),[2] is a tributary of the Gaoping River in Taiwan;[3][4] it is the main course of the river system above the Gaoping River.[4] It flows through Kaohsiung City for 136 km.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "98年高屏溪流域管理工作執行年報" (PDF) (in Chinese). Gaoping River Basin Management Committee. October 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "GeoNames Search". Geographic Names Database. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, USA. Retrieved 12 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Gaoping River" (in Chinese). Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Retrieved 12 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Liu, James T.; Hsu, Ray T.; Hung, Jia-Jang; Chang, Yuan-Pin; Wang, Yu-Huai; Rendle-Bühring, Rebecca H.; Lee, Chon-Lin; Huh, Chih-An; Yang, Rick J. (2016). "From the highest to the deepest: The Gaoping River–Gaoping Submarine Canyon dispersal system". Earth-Science Reviews. 153: 274–300. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.10.012.