Wakarusa River

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Wakarusa River
WakarusaFalls.JPG
Falls of the Wakarusa River
Location
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationWabaunsee County, Kansas
 - coordinates38°53′44″N 95°57′36″W / 38.89556°N 95.96000°W / 38.89556; -95.96000
 - elevation1,261 ft (384 m)
MouthKansas River
 - locationEudora, Kansas
 - coordinates38°57′22″N 95°04′56″W / 38.95611°N 95.08222°W / 38.95611; -95.08222Coordinates: 38°57′22″N 95°04′56″W / 38.95611°N 95.08222°W / 38.95611; -95.08222[1]
 - elevation781 ft (238 m)
Length80.5 mi (129.6 km)
Discharge 
 - locationUSGS 06891500 near Lawrence, KS[2]
 - average219 cu ft/s (6.2 m3/s)
 - minimum0 cu ft/s (0 m3/s)
 - maximum22,600 cu ft/s (640 m3/s)
Basin features
River systemWakarusa—KansasMissouriMississippi

The Wakarusa River is a tributary of the Kansas River. It is about 80.5 miles (129.6 km) long.[3] It is in eastern Kansas in the United States. It is south of Topeka and Lawrence.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Wakarusa River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2015-10-01.
  2. "Water-Data Report 2012 - 06891500 Wakarusa River near Lawrence, KS" (PDF). U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 30, 2011