A river flowing about 1,610 km (1,000 mi) from west-central to northeast Peru, where it joins the Ucayali River to form the Amazon.
River that rises in the Andes in WC Peru, flows northwest to N Peru, then east & joins the Ucayali to form the Amazon: c. 1,000 mi (1,609 km)
Maranon Sentence Examples
above sea level, and on the Eriznejas, a small tributary of the Maranon.
The upper Maranon traverses the department from S.
There have been misunderstandings with Ecuador in regard to some small areas in the Chira valley, but it may be assumed that the line is fixed between Santa Rosa (3° 21' S.) on the Gulf of Guayaquil, and the Chinchipe river, a tributary of the Maranon.
At the junction of 2 D the Cauches with that river, that Ecuadorean line descends the Chinchipe to the Maranon, and the Peruvian ascends to a point where it is intersected by a line following the eastern Cordillera northward to the head-waters of the Caqueta, or Japura, which forms the northern boundary down to the Brazilian frontier.
No river, except the Maranon, breaks through it either to the east or west, while more than twenty coast streams rise on its slopes and force their way through the maritime chain.