Potts River

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Potts River
Country New Zealand
Main source Arrowsmith Range
River mouth Rangitata River
Physical characteristics
Length 36 km (22 mi)

The Potts River is a river of the Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows generally south from the southern end of the Arrowsmith Range through a steep-sided valley between the Potts Range to the west and the Big Hill Range to the east.

At the end of these ranges the river veers southwest, meeting the upper reaches of the Rangitata River 5 kilometres (3 mi) north of Mesopotamia Station.

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"Place Name Detail: Potts River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 43°35′S 170°55′E / 43.583°S 170.917°E / -43.583; 170.917