WikiProject Rivers of South America

From OpenStreetMap Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This page tracks the progress of waterway mapping in South America.

Basins/watersheds in South America

Major river basins

These are the major ones:

Endorheic basin

see Endorheic riverbasins in South America for details.

Rivers and lakes without connection to the oceans:

  • TBD

Basins mapping

Amazonas

Basin picture from wikipedia


Orinoco, Gulf of Paria, Caribbean Sea, Esequibo

Countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil


  • This list is a work in progress, many rivers are still to be added to the list. PR
Basin Level Name Destination Way completion Riverbank

completion

Main Way (at destination river) Main Relationship Notes Status
Caribbean Sea 1 Río Tuy Caribbean Sea 100%
2 Río Guaire Río Tuy incomplete
Golfo de Paria 1 Río Caño Manamo Mar Atlántico?
1 Río Guanipa Mar Atlántico?
2 Río Amana Río Guanipa
1 Río San Juan Mar Atlántico? Review if destination is Ocean or how it cointinues
2 Río Guarapiche Río San Juan
Orinoco 1 Río Orinoco Mar Atlántico 100% 100% https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1083284 Complete
2 Río Aro Río Orinoco
2 Río Caura Río Orinoco
2 Río Caroní Río Orinoco 100% 80% Relación: ‪Caroni River‬ (‪1084187‬) | OpenStreetMap Río Kukenán added to relation Río Caroní as it is the same river but with one part being named differently, according to Wikipedia.
3 Río Paragua Río Orinoco 100% incomplete https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/2634262
4 Río Aza Río Paragua
4 Río Karway Río Caroní in process https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/310566563 pending
3 Río Carrao Río Caroní 90% advanced https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/474896743
4 Río Churun Río Carrao 100% advanced https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/183952786 Check name in spanish if Churún or Churun
3 (por identificar) Río Caroní 100% incomplete https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/279297829
3 Río Ikabarú (Uaiparú?)--> Caroní Name doesn't match with Uaiparú
4 (name missing) Río Ikabarú incomplete https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/996562770
3 Río Uaiparú Río Caroní Vía: ‪Río Uaiparú‬ (‪42218195‬) | OpenStreetMap Name doesn't match with Ikabarú
2 Río Cinaruco Río Orinoco https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1084653
2 Río Cuchivero Río Orinoco incomplete Update Names
Río Yuruaní o Río Yuruarí Río Cuyuní Location is probably incorrect, confused with other river.
Río Cuyuní Río Esequibo / Río Río Mazaruní
Río Yuruán
Esequibo 1 Río Esequibo
2 Río Mazaruni Río Esequibo


De La Plata

(including Parana and Uruguay River) Basin picture from wikipedia


Tools

Here's a list of already mapped waterways: mapped waterways of South America provided by user:werner2101 and updated about once a month.