Richardson River

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Richardson River
Mouth Coronation Gulf
67°54′32″N 115°31′32″W / 67.909026235°N 115.52546122°W / 67.909026235; -115.52546122 (Richardson River)Coordinates: 67°54′32″N 115°31′32″W / 67.909026235°N 115.52546122°W / 67.909026235; -115.52546122 (Richardson River)
Basin countries Canada
Mouth elevation Sea level

The Richardson River is a waterway that flows into Richardson Bay, Coronation Gulf in the northern Canadian territory of Nunavut. Its mouth is situated northwest of Kugluktuk, Nunavut. The Rae River is 1.3 km (0.81 mi) away.[1]

The Richardson River is named in honour of Sir John Richardson, a Scottish naval surgeon, naturalist and arctic explorer of the region.[2]

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  1. ^ "Richardson River, Nunavut, Canada". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  2. ^ "Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online". Library and Archive Canada. Retrieved 2008-06-19.