Borborema Plateau

The Borborema Plateau (Portuguese "Planalto da Borborema", also known as the "Serra da Borborema") is a plateau in northeastern Brazil which extends across the states of Pernambuco, Paraíba, and Rio Grande do Norte.

Several rivers originate from the plateau, including the Moxotó, Mundaú, Pajeú, Paraíba do Norte, Seridó, and Una.


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