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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)
39°06′55″N 94°36′38″W / 39.11528°N 94.61056°W / 39.11528; -94.61056
Length 148 mi (238 km)
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


  • USGS: Map of Historical and Cultural Sites along the Kaw Valley

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