Talk:Mokelumne River

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I question whether it is correct that the river "[meets] its confluence with the San Joaquin River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta." My belief, supported by the picture, is that the river flows directly into the Delta, not into either of the Sacramento or San Joaquin.

I'll look into this further. If my belief is confirmed, I'll make the change unless I see objection here. --Joaquin Miller (talk) 20:52, 24 June 2011 (UTC)

I believe the article is accurate in this instance. See for instance the USGS topographic map image here. Best regards, —Stepheng3 (talk) 18:46, 25 June 2011 (UTC)
Regarding above comments, the Mokelumne River is deemed to be distinct through the Delta but divided into North and South Mokelumne Rivers south of Walnut Grove until they re-converge Just north of Highway 12 and flow into the San Joaquin river a little south of that. The map that may be found at www.coastal.ca.gov/ccbn/delta_boating_map.pdf is easy to follow.

The Mokelumne River's confluence with Cosumnes River near Thornton, CA is noteworthy as their interaction impacts the Consumnes River Preserve as well as the uncontrolled Consumnes's capacity to back up the otherwise controlled Mokelumne river and threaten Thornton with flooding. Craig T. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2602:304:5E15:4179:6544:2980:81F0:9A7E (talk) 23:19, 1 March 2013 (UTC)