Rapid River (Delta County, Michigan)

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Rapid River
Country USA
State Michigan
Region Upper Peninsula
County Marquette County, Delta County
Source [1]
 - location near McFarland, southeast Marquette County, Michigan
 - coordinates 46°09′38″N 87°14′13″W / 46.16056°N 87.23694°W / 46.16056; -87.23694
Mouth Little Bay de Noc [1]
 - location Rapid River, Delta County, Michigan
 - coordinates 45°54′57″N 86°57′46″W / 45.91583°N 86.96278°W / 45.91583; -86.96278Coordinates: 45°54′57″N 86°57′46″W / 45.91583°N 86.96278°W / 45.91583; -86.96278

The Rapid River is a 35.9-mile-long (57.8 km)[2] river on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. It rises in southeast Marquette County and flows into Little Bay de Noc on Lake Michigan near the community of Rapid River.

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  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rapid River (Delta County, Michigan)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed December 19, 2011