- a river in central Chile, flowing NW from the Andes to the Pacific at Concepción. About 240 miles (384 km) long.
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A great battle had just been fought on the banks of the river Bio-Bio.A Set of Six
It is the largest city of Chile south of the Bio-Bio and has a population of 29,557, ranking ninth in the republic.
The Bio-Bio is navigable above the city for 100 m. and considerable traffic comes through this channel.
We have examined the chart, and find these hills to be the "Paps of Bio-bio," and Talcahuana lies several miles beyond them.Round Cape Horn
The largest is the Bio-Bio, which has a total length of 220 m., 100 of which are navigable.
- a river in central Chile, rising in the Andes and flowing northwest to the Pacific. Length: about 390 km (240 miles)
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