Telen River (Indonesia)

Telen River
Sungai Telen, Tilin
Telen River (Indonesia) is located in Kalimantan
Telen River (Indonesia)
Location of river mouth
Telen River (Indonesia) is located in Indonesia
Telen River (Indonesia)
Telen River (Indonesia) (Indonesia)
Location
CountryIndonesia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationBorneo

The Telen River is a river in East Kalimantan, Borneo island, Indonesia, about 110 kilometers (68 miles) north of the provincial capital Samarinda.[1][2] It is a tributary of the Mahakam River.

Geography

The river flows in the eastern area of Borneo with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 23 °C (73 °F). The warmest month is May, when the average temperature is around 24 °C (75 °F), and the coldest is July, at 22 °C (72 °F).[4] The average annual rainfall is 2932 mm. The wettest month is February, with an average of 362-millimeter (14.3 in) rainfall, and the driest is September, with a 132-millimeter (5.2 in) rainfall.[5]

Telen River
Climate chart (explanation)
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See also

References

  1. ^ Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
  2. ^ Sungai Telen at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 2013-06-04; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
  3. ^ Peel, M C; Finlayson, B L; McMahon, T A (2007). "Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification". Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 11 (5): 1633–1644. Bibcode:2007HESS...11.1633P. doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  4. ^ a b "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016.
  5. ^ "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month - TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016.

Coordinates: 0°26′00″N 116°42′00″E / 0.43333°N 116.7°E / 0.43333; 116.7

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