Egg River

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Egg River
Origin Minnesota
Basin countries United States

The Egg River is a 16-mile-long (26 km)[1] tributary of the Otter Tail River of Minnesota in the United States. It flows through a chain of lakes in the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and the White Earth Indian Reservation in Becker County, Minnesota.

Egg River was named from the birds' nests bearing eggs which are found along the stream.[2]

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Coordinates: 46°59′21″N 95°36′53″W / 46.9891263°N 95.6147586°W / 46.9891263; -95.6147586[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 8, 2011
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 32. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Egg River