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[mahn-tah-raw; English man-tahr-oh, mahn-]
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  1. a river in central Peru, flowing SE to the Apurímac River. About 360 miles (580 km) long.
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  • It is known as the Apurimac only down to the mouth of the Mantaro tributary, 11 45′ S. lat.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3


  • This pass is the dividing line between the Mantaro and the Palca watersheds, both of which belong to the Amazon basin.