Gave d'Oloron

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Gave d'Oloron
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The Gave d'Oloron in Sauveterre-de-Béarn
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Location
Country France
Physical characteristics
Source 
  location Pyrenees
Mouth  
  location
Gave de Pau
  coordinates
43°32′24″N1°5′24″W / 43.54000°N 1.09000°W / 43.54000; -1.09000 (Gave de Pau-Gave d'Oloron) Coordinates: 43°32′24″N1°5′24″W / 43.54000°N 1.09000°W / 43.54000; -1.09000 (Gave de Pau-Gave d'Oloron)
Length148.8 km (92.5 mi)
Basin size2,456 km2 (948 sq mi)
Discharge 
  average102 m3/s (3,600 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Progression Gaves réunisAdourAtlantic Ocean
The Gave d'Oloron Gave d'Oloron.jpg
The Gave d'Oloron

The Gave d'Oloron is a river of south-western France near the border with Spain. It takes its name from the city Oloron-Sainte-Marie, where it is formed from the rivers Gave d'Aspe and Gave d'Ossau. It joins the Gave de Pau in Peyrehorade to form the Gaves réunis, a tributary of the Adour. The Gave d'Oloron is used for fishing. The river is 148 kilometres (92 mi) long, including its source rivers Gave d'Ossau and Gave du Brousset. [1]

The Gave d'Oloron flows through the following départements and towns:

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References

  1. Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Gave d'Oloron (Q---0150)".