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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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  • Below Urubamba in the Urubamba Valley a fine series is displayed, as shown in 180 .

  • Here are concentrated the worst rapids of the lower Urubamba.

  • Here, as at Urubamba, there are flower gardens and highly cultivated green Page 206fields.

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

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

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

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  • The river Comberciato was reached by Mr. Heller at a point not more than a league from its junction with the Urubamba.

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

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  • We decided not to use either pass, but to go straight down the Urubamba river road.

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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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