Saturday, November 1, 2014

Río Tampaón in San Luis Potosí, México

executive summary by darmansjah

Río Tampaón is a river in the region of San Luis Potosí, the country of the Mexico with an altitude average 24 metres above sea level. Flood risk is high. Río Tampaón a dry subhumid (0.5 - 0.65/pet p) climate. The soil of the region is rich in vertisols (vr), cracking clay soils.


The Santa Maria River, which penetrates to the San Luis Valley to the South of Villa de Reyes, receives the waters of Plan of Arriaga and Jesús María streams, the Enramada, new Earth and the strong; It goes into the State of Querétaro and reappears with a Southwest to Northeast direction and collects the waters of the Green River that comes from the Sierra from Alvarez, crossing several municipalities, after join it to the Gallinas river turns to the Huasteca Plains where it receives the Tampaón River and river valleys, formed by the tables and the jump; to the South, several smaller rivers pour their waters and reached Tamuín and with that name joins the Moctezuma River to form the Pánuco River.

The Moctezuma River reaches San Luis Potosí by Tamazunchale and after crossing the city of that name receives the flow of the rivers Amajaque and Axtla and attended the Tamuín River to form the Pánuco. The Tantoán River is formed to the North of the municipality of Tamuín and serves as a natural boundary with the State of Tamaulipas.


In the municipality of city of maize, the El Salto River forms an impressive waterfall at a height of 60 meters and it is known under the name of "El Salto". Later form others lower in height highlighting their backwaters of the turquoise blue waters.

Another waterfall near the town of El Naranjo, is the waterfall of the Meco, with an approximate height of 50 metres and 20 metres wide, covered by media jungle vegetation. Northeast of the City municipality valleys comes down the same river which formed the waterfalls of "El Salto" in the municipality of the city of maize, but before you call it Rio El Salto and later river valleys is known as Micos River, and to the height of the payment of the via train station San Luis Potosí-Tampico, form Micos waterfallsso called because a long time ago there were monkeys. They are a series of steps in low-rise contrasted with backwaters where form small islets surrounded by clear green water.


Green River is spring La Media Luna, where the sport of diving spread to vacationers to practice it. The largest is located 36 meters of depth. San Luis Potosí also boasts other sweet and thermal springs being the most important: in the municipality of Matehuala of Ojo de Agua; in the municipality of la Paz, eye water laurels; Cedral La Cave, water Grande, Las poppies, Carambachel, and the stay; in Villa de Guadalupe of Madeleines; in Villa Juárez: eye of León, birth and Ojo de Agua; in San Nicolás Tolentino the Jagüey of castles; in the municipality of Rio Verde: salt water, half moon, Azufrosa, Palma long, glasses and San Diego; in CD. Fernández: alleys

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