- a river in W Kalimantan, in central Borneo, flowing SW to the South China Sea. 710 miles (1142 km) long.
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The Madi plateau lies between the Kapuas and the Schwaner chains.
The Kapuas valley has so far yielded the largest quantity, and Pontianak is, for diamonds, the principal port of export.
Of these the shortest embraces the north-western slope, north of the Kapuas range, and discharges its waters into the China Sea.