San Pedro River (Guatemala)

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San Pedro River/Río San Pedro
Río San Pedro - Guatemala.jpg
San Pedro River, at El Naranjo, Petén
Origin Guatemala (El Petén) 17°08′05″N 89°54′10″W / 17.134803°N 89.902668°W / 17.134803; -89.902668 (Río San Pedro)
Mouth Tributary of the Usumacinta river
Basin countries Guatemala, Mexico
Length 186 km (116 mi) (in Guatemala)
Source elevation 200 m (660 ft)
Avg. discharge 52.9 m3/s (1,870 cu ft/s) (at San Pedro Mactún)

The Río San Pedro is a river of Guatemala and Mexico. Its sources are located in the Guatemalan department of El Petén. at 17°08′05″N 89°54′10″W / 17.134803°N 89.902668°W / 17.134803; -89.902668 (Río San Pedro). The river flows westwards until it reaches the Mexican border and crosses into the state of Tabasco at 17°16′47″N 90°59′16″W / 17.279636°N 90.987697°W / 17.279636; -90.987697 (Río San Pedro)Coordinates: 17°16′47″N 90°59′16″W / 17.279636°N 90.987697°W / 17.279636; -90.987697 (Río San Pedro). From there it continues northwest and joins the Usumacinta River. The Guatemalan part of the San Pedro river basin covers an area of 14,335 square kilometres (5,535 sq mi).[1]

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  1. ^ INSIVUMEH. "Principales ríos de Guatemala". Retrieved 2008. 

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