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Ecosystem Da River
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Black River; Son La - Da River; Lixian River
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Description The Black River (also known as the Da River, sông ?à in Vietnamese and Lixian River in China) is a river located in China and northwestern Vietnam. Its source is in Yunnan Province of China. It runs through the provinces Lai Châu (where it forms part of the border with ?i?n Biên Province), S?n La and Hòa Bình. It is the most important tributary of the Red River, which it joins in Tam Nong District near Vi?t Trì in Phú Th? Province. It also forms part of the border between Phú Th? Province and Hanoi (previously the border with Hà Tây Province). The rivers total length is 910 km, around 427 km in China and 527 km in Vietnam. In Viet Nam, the Tac River, Sap River, Mua River and Khoang River flow into this river. HighARCS catchment site.
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Luna, Susan M. on 05.04.12
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 03.18.22
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