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Urubamba

[oo-roo-vahm-bah; English oo r-uh-bahm-buh] /ˌu ruˈvɑm bɑ; English ˌʊər əˈbɑm bə/
noun
1.
a river rising in SE Peru, flowing NW through the Andes Mountains to central Peru to meet the Apurímac River and form the Ucayali River. 450 miles (725 km) long.
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  • Here are concentrated the worst rapids of the lower Urubamba.

  • One of them I met at a rubber station on the lower Urubamba River.

  • The Urubamba between Torontoy and Colpani is the finest illustration.

  • The Urubamba River is known by various names to the people who live on its banks.

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  • The valley of the Huatanay is one of many valleys tributary to the Urubamba.

    Inca Land Hiram Bingham
  • They descended the Lucumayo to its junction with the Urubamba and came to the bridge of Chuquichaca.

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  • Urubamba is “flat-land-where-there-are-grubs-or-caterpillars.”

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  • Torontoy is at the beginning of the Grand Canyon of the Urubamba, and such a canyon!

    Inca Land Hiram Bingham
  • The Mañaries Indians are said to have lived on the banks of the lower Urubamba.

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  • The great bend of the Urubamba in which the line of rapids occurs is one of the most curious hydrographic features in Peru.

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