Little Vermilion River (Illinois River)

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Little Vermilion River
Basin features
Main source Mendota Township, LaSalle County, Illinois
41°36′46″N 89°05′44″W / 41.6128095°N 89.0956426°W / 41.6128095; -89.0956426 (Little Vermilion River origin)
River mouth Confluence with the Illinois River, LaSalle, Illinois
449 ft (137 m)
41°19′29″N 89°04′53″W / 41.3247568°N 89.0814716°W / 41.3247568; -89.0814716 (Little Vermilion River mouth)Coordinates: 41°19′29″N 89°04′53″W / 41.3247568°N 89.0814716°W / 41.3247568; -89.0814716 (Little Vermilion River mouth)
Progression Little Vermilion River → Illinois → Mississippi → Gulf of Mexico
Physical characteristics
Length 35 mi (56 km)
GNIS ID 412427

The Little Vermilion River is a 34.7-mile-long (55.8 km)[1] tributary of the Illinois River, which it joins near LaSalle, Illinois, opposite the north-flowing Vermilion River.[2] There is another "Little Vermilion River" in Illinois which is a tributary of the Wabash River.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 13, 2011
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little Vermilion River

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