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Table 1 Geographical and physical features of eight studied river networks. Latitude indicates the northern and southern boundaries, whereas Longitude indicates eastern and western boundaries of each river network

From: Fragmentation of Chilean Andean rivers: expected effects of hydropower development

Basin Latitude (°’) Longitude (°’) Area (km2) Length (km) Maximum Strahler order
Aconcagua 32°15′-33°11′ S 69°59′-71°33′ W 7334 3671 5
Maipo 32°56′-34°18′ S 69°48′-71°38′ W 15,274 8216 7
Rapel 33°54′-35°00′ S 70°01′-71°51′ W 13,766 5915 6
Mataquito 34°48′-35°38′ S 70°24′-72°11′ W 6332 2879 5
Maule 35°06′-36°35′ S 70°21′-72°27′ W 21,053 8532 6
Itata 36°12′-37°20′ S 71°02′-72°52′ W 11,327 4887 6
Biobío 36°52′-38°54′ S 70°50′-73°12′ W 24,370 10,789 7
Imperial 37°49′-38°58′ S 71°27′-73°30′ W 12,668 6370 6