- a river in Peru, flowing N and then E, joining the Ucayali to form the Amazon. 1000 miles (1600 km) long.
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I am not a sage, but I say these animals are not crocodiles, for there are no crocodiles in the river Maranon.The Fourth Estate, vol.1
Armando Palacio Valds
These are the words in which the worthy manager of the Maranon estate related to me the coming of the supposed anarchist.
At the Maranon he lived apart from the station, in a small shed with a metal roof and straw walls, which he called mon atelier.
The Ucayali joins the Maranon, forming the main stream of the Amazon.
Jaen is a day's stage from the Maranon which one must descend by canoe.
- a river in NE Peru, rising in the Andes and flowing northwest into the Ucayali River, forming the Amazon. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)