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Term Tributary

A secondary stream or river that flows or drains into a major river, increasing its flow.

Some of the main tributaries in the Dominican Republic are: Isabela, of the Ozama River; Camú, of the Yuna River; Jimenoa, Bao and Mao, of the Yaque del Norte River; and San Juan, of the Yaque del Sur River.


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PhotoEl río Guanuma, en la sierra de Yamasá
Topic  Environmental managementResources coastal / marine