Crow River (Canterbury)
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For the tributary of the Karamea River, see Crow River, West Coast.
|Basin countries||New Zealand|
|Length||8 km (5.0 mi)|
|Source elevation||1,270 m (4,170 ft)|
|Mouth elevation||720 m (2,360 ft)|
The river was named after a kōkako, sometimes called orange-wattled crow, which was seen in 1865 during an exploration of the area. The South Island kōkako was last seen in the 1930s and is probably extinct.
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