List of rivers of Puerto Rico

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List of rivers in Puerto Rico (U.S. Commonwealth), sorted by drainage basin and then by name. There are about 5,385 miles of river in Puerto Rico and 224 rivers and 553 named streams.[1][2][3][4] Only 8.9 miles of Puerto Rico's rivers have the official U.S. Wild and Scenic River Designation.[5]

Note[edit]

A stream in English may be called a quebrada in Spanish. A creek in English may be called an arroyo or ensenada in Spanish. A river in English is a río. A channel in English may be called a canal or caño in Spanish. A cay in English is a cayo in Spanish.

By drainage basin[edit]

Rivers of Puert Rico listed by drainage basin:

North Coast (Atlantic Ocean)[edit]

East Coast (Vieques Passage)[edit]

South Coast (Caribbean Sea)[edit]

West Coast (Mona Passage)[edit]

Alphabetically[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Los Ríos" (PDF). Hojas de Nuestro Ambiente. Puerto Rico: DRNA. February 1, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 1, 2012. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Puerto Rico". National Wild and Scenic River Systems. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Rios de Puerto Rico" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on October 23, 2008.
  4. ^ "Jacksonville District Navigable Waters Lists" (PDF). saj.usace.army.mil. SAJ. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-01-26. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Rio de la Mina". National Wild and Scenic River System.

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