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Kansas River
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The Kansas River at De Soto, Kansas
Map of the Kansas River drainage basin
Other name(s) Kaw River, Padouca River, Riviere de Commanches o Padocas
Country United States
State Kansas
Physical characteristics
River mouth Missouri River
Kansas City, Kansas
718 ft (219 m)
Length 148 mi (238 km)
  • Minimum rate:
    353 cu ft/s (10.0 m3/s)
  • Average rate:
    7,240 cu ft/s (205 m3/s)
  • Maximum rate:
    133,172 cu ft/s (3,771.0 m3/s)
Basin features
Basin size 60,114 sq mi (155,690 km2)

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

Places and locations along the river


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