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Jaguarão River

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Length  270 km
Countries  Uruguay, Brazil
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Bridges  Baron of Mauá International Bridge

The Jaguarão or Yaguarón River (Portuguese Rio Jaguarão, Spanish Río Yaguarón) is a Brazilian and Uruguayan river.

Contents

Map of Rio Yaguaron

Location

It forms the border between Uruguay and Rio Grande do Sul state in southernmost Brazil.

The river originates in Serras de Sudeste (Southeastern Mountain Ranges) and flows east to empty into Lagoa Mirim (Portuguese) / Laguna Merín (Spanish), which is a large coastal lagoon which is indirectly connected to the Atlantic Ocean.

Navigability

The river is navigable as far up as the town of Jaguarão. Regarding its navigability, vessels sailing on the nearby Mirim Lagoon are by treaty under Brazilian jurisdiction.

References

Jaguarão River Wikipedia


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