Apurimac



a river flowing NW from S Peru to the Ucayali River. about 550 miles (885 km) long.
Historical Examples

This river flows eastward and joins the apurimac, forming the Rio Tambo.
Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens

Some, like the apurimac and the Maraon, extend well into the interior of the Cordillera.
The Andes of Southern Peru Isaiah Bowman

It is known as the apurimac only down to the mouth of the Mantaro tributary, 11 45′ S. lat.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various

In that volume is a marvelous picture of the apurimac Valley.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

They were sent back by one of the western routes across the apurimac.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

The Mapillo flows into the apurimac near the mouth of the river Pampas.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

He must have had rafts or canoes on which to cross the apurimac, which is here very wide and deep.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

So deep are some of the main canyons, like the apurimac and the Cotahuasi, that their floors are arid or semi-arid.
The Andes of Southern Peru Isaiah Bowman

At Pasaje, on the western side of the apurimac, the Carboniferous again appears resting upon the old schists described on p. 236.
The Andes of Southern Peru Isaiah Bowman

The climb out of the apurimac canyon, even without packs, left them completely exhausted.
The Andes of Southern Peru Isaiah Bowman

noun
a river in S Peru, rising in the Andes and flowing northwest into the Urubamba River. Length: about 885 km (550 miles)

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