Split Rock River (Kettle River)

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Split Rock River
Origin Minnesota
Basin countries United States

The Split Rock River is a 20.4-mile-long (32.8 km)[1] tributary of the Kettle River in eastern Minnesota, United States. It begins at the outlet of Split Rock Lake in eastern Aitkin County and flows east into Carlton County, reaching the Kettle River 4 miles (6 km) south of the city of Kettle River.

Split Rock River was named from its steep, rocky banks.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed October 5, 2012
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 76.