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Richardson River
Country Canada
Territory Nunavut
Physical characteristics
River mouth Coronation Gulf
Sea level
67°54′32″N 115°31′32″W / 67.909026235°N 115.52546122°W / 67.909026235; -115.52546122 (Richardson River)

The Richardson River is a waterway that flows into Richardson Bay, Coronation Gulf in the northern Canadian territory of Nunavut. Its mouth is situated northwest of Kugluktuk, Nunavut. The Rae River is 1.3 km (0.81 mi) away.

The Richardson River is named in honour of Sir John Richardson, a Scottish naval surgeon, naturalist and arctic explorer of the region.

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