Lake Fork Gunnison River

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Lake Fork Gunnison River[1]
Basin features
Main source Sloan Lake
12,910 ft (3,930 m)
37°54′16″N 107°30′49″W / 37.90444°N 107.51361°W / 37.90444; -107.51361
River mouth Confluence with Gunnison River
7,523 ft (2,293 m)
38°27′38″N 107°19′19″W / 38.46056°N 107.32194°W / 38.46056; -107.32194Coordinates: 38°27′38″N 107°19′19″W / 38.46056°N 107.32194°W / 38.46056; -107.32194
Progression GunnisonColorado

Lake Fork Gunnison River or Lake Fork is a 64.7-mile-long (104.1 km)[2] tributary of the Gunnison River in Colorado. The river's source is Sloan Lake near Handies Peak in the San Juan Mountains of Hinsdale County. Lake Fork flows through Lake San Cristobal and Lake City before a confluence with the Gunnison River in Blue Mesa Reservoir.

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  1. ^ "Lake Fork". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 18, 2011