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Maullín River


Maullín River

Maullín River
Origin Llanquihue Lake
Mouth Pacific Ocean
Basin countries Chile
Length 85 km [1]
Basin area 3,972 km² [1]

Maullín River is a river of Chile located in the Los Lagos Region. The river originates as the outflow of Llanquihue Lake, and flows generally southwestward, over a number of small waterfalls, emptying into the Gulf of Coronados.[2] The lower course of the river is actually a tidal estuary.


The river was first explored extensivelly in 1856 and 1857 by the Chilean Navy officers Francisco Hudson and Francisco Vidal Gormaz.


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