Chubut


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Chubut

(cho͞obo͞ot`), river, c.500 mi (805 km) long, rising in the Andes of SW Argentina and flowing E across Chubut prov. to the Atlantic Ocean at Rawson. The Chico River is its chief tributary. Sheep raising and fruit growing are important along the river's lower course.

Chubut

 

a province in southern Argentina, in the Chubut River basin. Area, 224,700 sq km. Population, 195,000 (1970). The capital of Chubut is Rawson. Petroleum and natural gas are extracted in the province; industry includes oil refining in Comodoro Rivadavia and nonferrous metallurgy in Puerto Madryn and Comodoro Rivadavia. Agriculture in Chubut is dominated by sheep raising.


Chubut

 

a river in southern Argentina. The Chubut is 810 km long and drains an area of about 138,000 sq km. It rises on the eastern slopes of the Patagonian Andes, crosses the semidesert plateaus of Patagonia in a narrow, deep valley, and empties into the Atlantic Ocean near Rawson. The main tributary is the Rio Chico on the right. The mean flow rate is about 50 cu m per sec. The Chubut carries a small volume of water; small freshets occur in winter.

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