Mesurado River starts at the mouth
of the Atlantic in Monrovia. ...
Bridges over the Mesurado River
Not far from the port, two main
bridges into the city run parallel across the Mesurado River. They
are the Via Town Bridge and the Johnson Street Bridge.
Providence Island, is
also located on the Mesurado river. Providence Island is
a tiny island between downtown Monrovia and the Freeport.
It lies at the mouth of the Mesurado River where early settlers to
Liberia first settled between 1820 and 1822.
Saint Paul River
first sighted by Portuguese navigators in the
15th century on St. Paul's feast day. Saint Paul
River enters northern Liberia about 30 miles
(50 km) due north of Gbarnga, Bong County.
Saint Paul River begins in the
mountains of southeastern Guinea, and empties into the Atlantic in
Montserrado County, Liberia. Its source is in the mountains
east of Macenta, and its upper reach (the Diani, or Nianda,
River) forms part of the border between Guinea and Liberia.
The Saint Paul river divides
Brewerville from Monrovia at its South most point. Several towns,
villages and settlement are lined on both sides of the Saint Paul
River traveling from south to north up the river.
Before roads where built, people
who wanted to travel to and from the settlements, towns and villages
along the river had to travel by boat or canoe.
Some settlements along the river
includes Caldwell, Clay-Ashland, Arthington, Millsburg and
A aerial view of the
- Port of Buchanan, is located in
- port of Greenville is located in
- Port of Harper is located in
Harper City, Maryland and it is a major docking port for
ships traveling along the West African section of the Atlantic.
- Port of Monrovia also called
Freeport is located in Monrovia, the capitol of Liberia.
The waterways of Maryland
- The Hoffman River is in
runs through Harper Maryland and it divides Big Town from
- Cavalla River - runs
between Ivory Coast and Maryland, Liberia. It
enters the Gulf of Guinea 13 miles (21 km) east of Harper,
Lakes of Maryland - Lake Shepard
(area in sq. km.)
area of country/territory falling within international basins
of country/territory area falling within international basins
Cestos, Loffa, Mana-Morro, Moa, St. John, St. Paul
Learn more about the waterways
of West Africa
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