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Wakarusa River
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Falls of the Wakarusa River
Country United States
State Kansas
Physical characteristics
Main source Wabaunsee County, Kansas
1,261 ft (384 m)
River mouth Kansas River
Eudora, Kansas
781 ft (238 m)
Length 80.5 mi (129.6 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    USGS 06891500 near Lawrence, KS
  • Minimum rate:
    0 cu ft/s (0 m3/s)
  • Average rate:
    219 cu ft/s (6.2 m3/s)
  • Maximum rate:
    22,600 cu ft/s (640 m3/s)
Basin features
River system Wakarusa—KansasMissouriMississippi

The Wakarusa River is a tributary of the Kansas River. It is about 80.5 miles (129.6 km) long. It is in eastern Kansas in the United States. It is south of Topeka and Lawrence.

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