Yeongsan River

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Yeongsan
Korea-Damyang-Yeongsan River at Sunset-01.jpg
Yeongsan River flowing through Damyang
Native name영산강
Location
CountrySouth Korea
ProvincesSouth Jeolla, Gwangju
Physical characteristics
SourceBukhacheon
 - locationByeongpung Mountain, Damyang, South Jeolla [a][1]
MouthYellow Sea
 - location
Esturay Bank, Yeongam, South Jeolla [2]
Length129 km (80 mi)[2]
Basin size3,467 km2 (1,339 sq mi)[2]
Discharge 
 - locationNaju Bridge, Naju[b][3]
 - average48 m3/s (1,700 cu ft/s)[c][3]
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - leftJiseokcheon
 - rightHwangnyong River, Gomagwoncheon, Hampyeongcheon
Yeongsan River
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationYeongsan-gang
McCune–ReischauerYŏngsan'gang

The Yeongsan River is a river in south-western South Korea. It has a length of 129.50 km, and covers an area of 3,467.83 km2. It runs through Damyang, Naju, Gwangju and other regions and eventually flows into the Yellow Sea at Yeongam through the estuary bank.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Byeongpung Mountain (822.2m, Hangul병풍산; Hanja屛風山; RRByeongpungsan)
  2. ^ Discharge average from 2004 to 2013.
  3. ^ Discharge average from 2004 to 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2013년 한국하천일람 [List of Rivers of South Korea, 2013] (PDF) (in Korean). Han River Flood Control Office, Republic of Korea. 31 December 2012. pp. 22, 28, 32. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b c 2013년 한국하천일람 [List of Rivers of South Korea, 2013] (PDF) (in Korean). Han River Flood Control Office, Republic of Korea. 31 December 2012. pp. 282–283. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b 2014년 1월 월간 수자원 현황 및 전망 [Monthly Status & Predictions Report on Water Resources, January 2014] (in Korean). Han River Flood Control Office, Republic of Korea. 13 January 2014. p. 3. Archived from the original (HWP) on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 25 July 2014.

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Coordinates: 34°46′N 126°21′E / 34.767°N 126.350°E / 34.767; 126.350