Richardson River

Richardson River

Infobox River
river_name = Richardson River

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mouth =Coronation Gulf
basin_countries = Canada
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mouth_elevation = Sea level
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The Richardson River is a waterway that flows into Richardson Bay, Coronation Gulf in the northern Canadian territory of Nunavut. Its mouth is situated convert|20.9|km|mi northwest of Kugluktuk, Nunavut. The Rae River is convert|1.3|km|mi away. [cite web |url= |title=Richardson River, Nunavut, Canada |accessdate=2008-08-26 |last= |first= |coauthors= |date= |work= |]

The Richardson River is named in honor of Sir John Richardson.a Scottish naval surgeon, naturalist and arctic explorer of the region.cite web |url= |title=Biography at the "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online" |Publisher=Library and Archive Canada |accessdate=2008-06-19]


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