Richardson River


Richardson River

Infobox River
river_name = Richardson River


caption =
origin =
mouth =Coronation Gulf
Coord|67.909026235|-115.52546122|type:river_region:CA
basin_countries = Canada
length =
elevation =
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=http://travelingluck.com/North%20America/Canada/Nunavut/_6122014_Richardson+River.html#local_map |title=Richardson River, Nunavut, Canada |accessdate=2008-08-26 |last= |first= |coauthors= |date= |work= |publisher=travelingluck.com]

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=http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=4670 |title=Biography at the "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online" |Publisher=Library and Archive Canada |accessdate=2008-06-19]

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