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Encyclopedia > Salado River (Buenos Aires)

The Salado River at the north of the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, begins at the El Chañar Lake on the border with Santa Fe Province, 40 meters above mean sea level, to later flow mostly to the Southeast for 640 kilometres before reaching the Atlantic Ocean at the Samborombón Bay, some 170 kilometres south of Buenos Aires city. The Buenos Aires province (IPA: , Spanish: Provincia de Buenos Aires) is the wealthiest and most populated province of Argentina. ... Santa Fe is a province of Argentina, located in the north of the country. ... The metre, or meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... km redirects here. ... Samborombón Bay (Spanish: Bahía de Samborombón) is a bay in the Atlantic, at the outlet of Río de la Plata in Argentina. ... Buenos Aires (English: ; originally , City of the Most Holy Trinity and Port of Saint Mary of the Fair Winds;[1] pronounced ) is the capital of Argentina and its largest city and port. ...

The basin of the river covers 170,000 km²; over half of the province's area, with an average of 2,000 mm of annual precipitations, which often produce floodings in this depressed area. The river goes past the cities of Junín, Roque Pérez and General Belgrano, as well as a number of wetlands and lagoons; canalization of the lower course has improved the drainage of the river's 88 /s. Nearly 1 million inhabitants live in the basin. Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter), symbol mm is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ... Junín is a city in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina Categories: Argentina geography stubs ... The cubic metre (symbol m³) is the SI derived unit of volume. ... Look up second in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

In the 17th century, before the Conquest of the Desert, the river served as limit between the Spanish colonised lands and those still under control of the Native Americans. The Conquest of the Desert (Spanish: Conquista del desierto) was a controversial campaign by the Argentine government, executed mainly by General Julio Argentino Roca, to wrest Patagonia from the control of the regions aboriginal tribes at the end of the 19th century. ... Spanish colonization of the Americas began with the arrival in the Americas of Christopher Columbus in 1492. ... A Hupa man, 1923 The term Indigenous peoples of the Americas encompasses the inhabitants of the Americas before its European discovery in the late 15th century, as well as many present-day ethnic groups who identify themselves with those historical peoples. ...

Because there's another more important Salado River at the northern part of the country, this is sometimes called Salado del Sur ("Southern Salado"). The Salado River (in Spanish Río Salado, literally Salty River) is a river that crosses several provinces of Argentina, flowing 1,500 kilometres from its source in the Salta Province to end in the Paraná River, in the Santa Fe Province. ...



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