Toltén River


Toltén River

Infobox_River
river_name = Toltén River



caption = The source of the river is visible in the lower left corner.
origin = Villarrica Lake
mouth = Pacific Ocean
basin_countries = Chile
length = 123 km [http://www.sinia.cl/1292/articles-31018_Tolten.pdf Cuenca del río Toltén] ]
elevation = 230 m
mouth_elevation = 0 m
discharge =
watershed = 8,398 km²

Toltén River is a river located in the Araucanía Region of Chile. It rises at Villarrica Lake, close to the city of the same name. Its major tributary is Allipén River. From its confluence with the Allipén, the river follows a braided course.

After flowing for about 123 km, the river reaches the Pacific Ocean near "Punta Nilhue", where it is about 500 m wide.

Cities and towns along the Toltén include: Villarrica, Pitrufquén, Teodoro Schmidt and Nueva Toltén.

References

External links

* [http://www2.redenlaces.cl/webeducativos/hidrografia/zona4/cuenca5.htm Toltén River Map]


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