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The Yellowstone River

The Yellowstone River is a river in the northwestern part of the United States. It is a tributary of the Missouri River and flows through the states of Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota. It also flows through Yellowstone National Park and feeds Yellowstone Lake.

The Yellowstone River was first explored in 1806 by William Clark during the return trip of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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