ⓘ El Desemboque is a town located 376 km from Hermosillo on the shore of Gulf of California in the Mexican state of Sonora, coordinates N 29° 30 13, W 112° 23 43. ..

                                     

ⓘ El Desemboque

El Desemboque is a town located 376 km from Hermosillo on the shore of Gulf of California in the Mexican state of Sonora, coordinates N 29° 30 13", W 112° 23 43". It is part of the Municipality of Pitiquito, and is one of two major villages on the Seri Indian communal property, the other being Punta Chueca. The Spanish name refers to the fact that the Rio San Ignacio meets the sea near that point. The Seri name is literally where the clams lie. It has been a good location to find the small clams Protothaca grata. According to the Mexican census of 2010, the town had a population of 287 inhabitants. may have lived at the El Desemboque west of present day Caborca in prehistoric times before Spanish arrived as well as the current Seri town north of Bahia Kino. Their oral history has them living as far north as present day Puerto Penasco which was also an OOdham settlement as well as present-day Bahia Kino and Isla Tiburon)