Forest River (North Dakota)

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Forest River
Origin Confluence of the North Branch and Middle Branch of Forest River, Walsh County near Fordville, North Dakota
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Mouth Confluence with the Red River, Walsh County
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Progression Forest River → Red River → Lake Winnipeg → Nelson River → Hudson Bay → Atlantic Ocean
Length 81 mi (130 km)
Source elevation 1,101 ft (336 m)
Mouth elevation 774 ft (236 m)
GNIS ID 1029003

The Forest River is an 81.0-mile-long (130.4 km)[1] tributary of the Red River of the North in eastern North Dakota in the United States. It rises in Walsh County and flows southeast and east, past the towns of Fordville and Minto, and forms a confluence with the Red approximately 40 miles (64 km) north of Grand Forks.[2]

See also

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 8, 2011
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Forest River

External links

  • "Forest Watershed". U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Retrieved 2012-09-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>