3-year-old dies crossing Rio Grande

The Rio Grande in the United States or the Río Bravo in Mexico is one of the principal rivers in the southwestern United States and in northern Mexico. The length of the Rio Grande is 1,896 miles, making it the 4th longest river in the United States and in North America by main stem. It originates in south-central Colorado, in the United States, and flows t…
The Rio Grande in the United States or the Río Bravo in Mexico is one of the principal rivers in the southwestern United States and in northern Mexico. The length of the Rio Grande is 1,896 miles, making it the 4th longest river in the United States and in North America by main stem. It originates in south-central Colorado, in the United States, and flows to the Gulf of Mexico. The Rio Grande drainage basin has an area of 182,200 square miles ; however, the endorheic basins that are adjacent to and within the greater drainage basin of the Rio Grande increase the total drainage-basin area to 336,000 square miles.
  • Country: United States, Mexico
  • State: Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas
  • Source: Main stem source: Canby Mountain, Continental Divide
  • 2nd source: Most distant source: Pole creek, Unnamed peak 13450, Continental Divide
  • Mouth: Gulf of Mexico
  • Length: 1,896 mi (3,051 km)
  • Basin size: 182,200 sq mi (472,000 km²)
Data from: en.wikipedia.org