Republican River

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Republican River
Forche des Republiques, [1]
Coster Blanches, Ki-ra-ru-tah, Mahohevaohe[2]
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The Republican River near Riverton, Nebraska
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Map of the Kansas River drainage basin showing the Republican River
Location
CountryUnited States
StatesNebraska, Kansas
Physical characteristics
Source confluence 
 - locationHaigler, Nebraska
 - coordinates40°01′12″N 101°56′16″W / 40.02000°N 101.93778°W / 40.02000; -101.93778[2]
 - elevation3,253 ft (992 m)
MouthKansas River
 - locationJunction City, Kansas
 - coordinates39°03′36″N 98°48′05″W / 39.06000°N 98.80139°W / 39.06000; -98.80139Coordinates: 39°03′36″N 98°48′05″W / 39.06000°N 98.80139°W / 39.06000; -98.80139[2]
 - elevation1,043 ft (318 m)
Length453 mi (729 km)
Basin size24,900 sq mi (64,000 km2)
Discharge 
 - locationJunction City about 3 mi (4.8 km) above the mouth[3]
 - average848 cu ft/s (24.0 m3/s)
 - minimum3.2 cu ft/s (0.091 m3/s)
 - maximum33,300 cu ft/s (940 m3/s)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - leftNorth Fork Republican River,
Frenchman Creek, Red Willow Creek,
Medicine Creek
 - rightArikaree River,
South Fork Republican River,
Sappa Creek, Prairie Dog Creek,
White Rock Creek
WatershedsRepublican-Kansas-Missouri-Mississippi

The Republican River is a river in the central Great Plains area of North America. It starts in the High Plains of eastern Colorado, and it goes east 453 miles (729 km)[4] through the U.S. states of Nebraska and Kansas.

References[change | change source]

  1. François-Marie Perrin du Lac (1802). "Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue". University of Oklahoma Press. Retrieved 2017-01-01.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Republican River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-01.
  3. "USGS Gage #06857100 on the Republican River at Junction City, KS" (PDF). National Water Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. 1964–2014. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
  4. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 25, 2011

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