Kansas River

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Kansas River
Kaw River, Padouca River, Riviere de Commanches o Padocas[1]
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The Kansas River at De Soto, Kansas
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Map of the Kansas River drainage basin
Location
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
Physical characteristics
Source confluence 
 - locationJunction City, Kansas
 - coordinates39°03′35″N 96°48′04″W / 39.05972°N 96.80111°W / 39.05972; -96.80111
 - elevation1,041 ft (317 m)
MouthMissouri River
 - locationKansas City, Kansas
 - coordinates39°06′55″N 94°36′38″W / 39.11528°N 94.61056°W / 39.11528; -94.61056Coordinates: 39°06′55″N 94°36′38″W / 39.11528°N 94.61056°W / 39.11528; -94.61056[1]
 - elevation718 ft (219 m)
Length148 mi (238 km)
Basin size60,114 sq mi (155,690 km2)
Discharge 
 - average7,240 cu ft/s (205 m3/s)
 - minimum353 cu ft/s (10.0 m3/s)
 - maximum133,172 cu ft/s (3,771.0 m3/s)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - leftRepublican River, Big Blue River,
Delaware River
 - rightSmoky Hill River, Wakarusa River

The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.

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