Maroni

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Maroni

 

(Marowijne), a river in South America, forming the boundary between Surinam and French Guiana. Length, 680 km. It rises on the northern slopes of the Tumucumaque (Tumuc-Humac) mountain range in French Guiana. It empties into the Atlantic Ocean, forming an estuary. The river has rapids but is navigable in its lower course as far as the city of Apatou.

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The concessions are located partly in the district of Brokopondo where the creeks flow into the Blommenstein reservoir, forming part of the drainage area of the Suriname River, and the district of Sipaliwini where the creeks are part of the drainage area of the Marowijne River.