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Canning River
Canning River fork.jpg
Confluence with Marsh Fork
Canning River (Alaska) is located in Alaska
Canning River (Alaska)
Location of the mouth of the Canning River in Alaska
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough North Slope
Physical characteristics
Main source Franklin Mountains
Brooks Range
5,157 ft (1,572 m)
69°04′40″N 145°06′07″W / 69.07778°N 145.10194°W / 69.07778; -145.10194
River mouth Camden Bay
Beaufort Sea
0 ft (0 m)
70°04′42″N 145°33′56″W / 70.07833°N 145.56556°W / 70.07833; -145.56556
Length 125 mi (201 km)

The Canning River flows through parts of the North Slope in the U.S. state of Alaska. The river begins in the Franklin Mountains of the Brooks Range in the northeastern part of the state. It flows generally north for 125 miles (201 km) through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and enters Camden Bay west of Kaktovik on the Beaufort Sea.

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