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South Arkansas River
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The confluence of the South Arkansas River (bottom) with the Arkansas River.
Physical characteristics
Main source 38°29′53″N 106°19′53″W / 38.49806°N 106.33139°W / 38.49806; -106.33139
River mouth Confluence with Arkansas
7,001 ft (2,134 m)
38°31′16″N 105°58′40″W / 38.52111°N 105.97778°W / 38.52111; -105.97778
Basin features
Progression ArkansasMississippi

South Arkansas River is a 24.5-mile-long (39.4 km) tributary of the Arkansas River that flows from a source near Monarch Pass in the Sawatch Range of southern Colorado. It joins the Arkansas just south of Salida, Colorado.

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