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Kolimbiné (river)

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Kolimbiné
Colombiné, Kolinbiné
Der Kolimbiné im Einzugsgebiet des Senegal (Mitte)

The Kolimbiné in the Senegal catchment area (centre)

Data
Location MauritaniaMauretanien Mauritania
MaliMali Mali
River system Senegal
Drainage via Senegal → Atlantic
Source in the Hodh El Gharbi region of Mauritania
Mouth 5 km above Kayes into SenegalCoordinates 14° 25′ 34″ N, 11° 23′ 18″ W
14° 25′ 34″ N, 11° 23′ 18″ W
Mouth height 30 m

Length 450 km[1]
Discharge at gauge Kabaté pont[1][2]
AEo: 25,285 km²
Location: 40 km upstream of the estuary
MNQ 1968-1993
MQ 1968-1993
Mq 1968-1993
MHQ
1968-1993
0 l/s
5.8 m³/s
0.2 l/(s km²)
28.6 m³/s
Left tributaries Térékolé

The Kolimbiné (Colombiné) is a right tributary of the Senegal River in Mali and Mauritania.

Course

The river rises in Mauritania in the Hodh El Gharbi region. It runs in a southwesterly direction, forming part of the border between the two states. The Kolimbiné flows into Senegal 5 km above Kayes.

Hydrometry

The flow rate of the Kolimbiné was measured (in m³/s) at the hydrological station Kabaté pont at the largest part of the catchment, averaged over the years 1968 to 1993.[1]

Individual references

  1. a b c Évolution climatique récente et dynamique fluviale dans les hauts basins des fleuves Sénégal et Gambie, p. 30.(online [PDF; 33.4 MB; accessed 21 November 2020])
  2. Monographie hydrologique du fleuve Sénégal