Michigamme River

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Michigamme River
Country United States
State Michigan
Physical characteristics
River mouth 45°57′12″N 88°11′43″W / 45.9533°N 88.1953°W / 45.9533; -88.1953
Length 67.0 miles (107.8 km)

The Michigamme River is a 67.0-mile-long (107.8 km)[1] tributary of the Menominee River on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the United States. Via the Menominee River, its water flows to Lake Michigan.

The Michigamme River flows from Lake Michigamme in Marquette County, through Dickinson County, Michigamme Reservoir, Peavy Pond and Michigamme Lake in Iron County to its confluence with the Brule River, forming the Menominee River. The confluence can be viewed from the dam on Michigamme Lake. In addition, there is a spillway from the Paint River which flows into Peavy Pond.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed December 19, 2011