Yūbetsu River

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Yūbetsu River (Yūbetsu-gawa)
湧別川
River
Country Japan
State Hokkaidō
Region Abashiri
District Monbetsu
Municipalities Engaru, Kamiyūbetsu, Yūbetsu
Source Mount Tengu (Ishikari)
 - location Engaru, Hokkaidō, Japan
 - elevation 1,553 m (5,095 ft)
 - coordinates 43°49′2″N 143°3′38″E / 43.81722°N 143.06056°E / 43.81722; 143.06056
Mouth Sea of Okhotsk
 - location Yūbetsu, Hokkaidō, Japan
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 44°13′56″N 143°37′16″E / 44.23222°N 143.62111°E / 44.23222; 143.62111Coordinates: 44°13′56″N 143°37′16″E / 44.23222°N 143.62111°E / 44.23222; 143.62111
Length 87 km (54 mi)
Basin 1,480 km2 (571 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 33.56 m3/s (1,185 cu ft/s)

Yūbetsu River (湧別川, Yūbetsu-gawa) is a river in Hokkaidō, Japan.

As of 2005, some 34,000 people live in its watershed of 1,480 square kilometres (570 sq mi).[1]

Course[edit]

Yūbetsu River rises in the Kitami Mountains on the slopes of Mount Tengu.[1] The river travels some 87 kilometres (54 mi) to the Sea of Okhotsk.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 湧別川 (in Japanese). Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport and Tourism Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau. Retrieved 2009-06-17.