Feather River

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Feather River
FeatherRiverMap.jpg
A map showing the Feather River.
Origin Sierra Nevada
Mouth Sacramento River
Basin countries United States
Length 114 km
Source elevation 275 m
Mouth elevation 8 m
Avg. discharge 236 m3/s
Basin area 15,800 km2

The Feather River is a river in Northern California in the United States. It is a tributary of the Sacramento River. The river originates in the Sierra Nevada mountains and is 114 kilometres (71 mi) long, flowing in a general southward direction.

The river is an important source of drinking and irrigation water for California. Oroville Dam is located on the river, near the city of Oroville.

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