Bear Creek (Kansas)

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Coordinates: 37°50′42″N 101°19′21″W / 37.84500°N 101.32250°W / 37.84500; -101.32250
Bear Creek
River
Country United States
State Kansas
Region High Plains
Part of Arkansas River watershed
Source
 - location Western Baca County, High Plains, Colorado, United States
 - elevation 3,051 ft (930 m)
 - coordinates 37°22′05″N 102°59′59″W / 37.36806°N 102.99972°W / 37.36806; -102.99972 [1]
Mouth Arkansas River
 - location Near Lakin, Kansas, United States
 - elevation 93 ft (28 m) [1]
 - coordinates 37°50′42″N 101°19′21″W / 37.84500°N 101.32250°W / 37.84500; -101.32250 [1]

Bear Creek is a tributary of the Arkansas River and has its headwaters in Baca County, Colorado.[1] It flows through Baca County into Kansas and through Stanton and Grant Counties and into Kearny County where it converges with the Arkansas River about 8 miles southwest of Lakin, Kansas.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Bear Creek". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 1978-10-13. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 

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