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Feather River
Country United States
Physical characteristics
River mouth Sacramento River
8 m
Length 114 km

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.


  • Bear River
  • Yuba River
  • Middle Fork Feather River
  • North Fork Feather River

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