Tonlé San

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Tonlé San
Sông Sê San

Ya Krong Po Ko
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Tonlé San
Location
CountryVietnam, Cambodia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationconfluence of Dak Psi and Dak Po Ko
 - coordinates14°36′23″N 107°50′25″E / 14.6063°N 107.8404°E / 14.6063; 107.8404
Mouth 
 - location
Mekong
 - coordinates
13°32′10″N 105°57′54″E / 13.536°N 105.965°E / 13.536; 105.965Coordinates: 13°32′10″N 105°57′54″E / 13.536°N 105.965°E / 13.536; 105.965
Basin size17,000 km2 (6,600 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionTonlé San—MekongMekong DeltaSouth China Sea

Tonlé San, also known as Tonlé Se San or Sesan River, is a river that flows through central Vietnam and north-east Cambodia. It is a major tributary of the Mekong River. A short portion of the river forms a part of the international border between Cambodia and Vietnam.

Women in Sesan district are washing their clothes in Tonle Sesan, the major tributary of the Mekong River that flows through Cambodia.

There are a number of hydropower dams on the Se San River and its tributaries. Where it joins the Srepok River in the Lower Se San 2 Dam. Upstream is the dam cascade: Se San 4A, Se San 4, Se San 3A, Se San 3, Yali Falls. On the Dak Po Ko River is the Plei Krông dam. There are also several dams on tributaries of the Dak Bla, incl the Dak Snghé, tributary of the Dak Bla, is the Upper Kontum dam and hydropower plant, which discharges into the Tra Khuc River, and the Dak Doa [1].

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References[edit]

  1. ^ United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. "CDM: Dak Doa Hydropower Project". cdm.unfccc.int.