Green River (Northern Cape)

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Green River
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
Source Kamiesberge
Mouth Atlantic Ocean
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 30°50′S 17°35′E / 30.833°S 17.583°E / -30.833; 17.583Coordinates: 30°50′S 17°35′E / 30.833°S 17.583°E / -30.833; 17.583
Basin 4,500 km2 (1,737 sq mi)

The Green River or Groen River (Afrikaans: Groenrivier) is a river in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It originates in the Kamiesberge range and has a catchment area of about 4500 km2.[1] The river mouth is located about 120 km NNW of Strandfontein in the Namaqua National Park area by the Green River Mouth Lighthouse.[2]

There is diamond exploration in the Green River Valley.[3]

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