Mahury

Mahury
French Guiana Mahury River Dégrad des Cannes.jpg
The Mahury upriver of the port Dégrad des Cannes
Mahury is located in French Guiana
Mahury
Location of mouth
Location
CountryFrance
RegionFrench Guiana
Physical characteristics
MouthAtlantic Ocean
 • coordinates
4°52′09″N 52°14′08″W / 4.8693°N 52.2355°W / 4.8693; -52.2355Coordinates: 4°52′09″N 52°14′08″W / 4.8693°N 52.2355°W / 4.8693; -52.2355
Length169 km (105 mi)

The Mahury is an extended estuary of French Guiana southeast of Cayenne. It reaches 18 kilometres (11 mi) inland from the Atlantic Ocean,[1] where it becomes known as the Oyak. Including its source rivers Comté and Oyak, it is 169 km (105 mi) long.[2]

References

  1. ^ Google Maps - Mahury
  2. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - mahury, le (fleuve); oyak (riviere); brodel (crique); comte, la (riviere) (91--0200)".


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