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Ecosystem Chao Phraya River
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Chao Praya
Central Thailand 20° N 13° N - 98° E 103° E
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Size Ref
River Length Area Drainage Area 160000
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100 Meters Depth
Description Originates from watersheds of the two mountainous ranges, Thanonthongchai and Peepunnam ranges. The system is drained by four major rivers: Ping River, Wang River, Yom River and Nan River, which conjunct into the mainstream of the Chao Phraya River at Pak Nampo. The river connects with three tributaries; Sakaekrung and Tachin from western, Pasak from the Petchabun Range, northeastern and Bangpakong from the Bantad Range, southeastern, then the system runs off to the Gulf of Thailand.
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328 47 222 36 30553
Froese, Rainer on 03.30.98
Modified by Kullander, Fang Fang on 05.27.21
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