Detroit River

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Detroit River
Rivière du Détroit
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Windsor police passing by the Renaissance Center
Kintras United States, Canada
State Michigan
Province Ontario
Tributaries
 - left Little River, River Canard
 - right River Rouge, Ecorse River
Ceeties United States: Detroit, Grosse Pointe Piark, River Rouge, Ecorse, Wyandotte, Riverview, Trenton, Grosse Ile, Gibraltar, Canada: Tecumseh, Windsor, La Salle, Amherstburg
Soorce Loch St. Clair
 - elevation 574 ft (175 m)
 - coordinates 42°21′07″N 82°55′03″W / 42.35194°N 82.91750°W / 42.35194; -82.91750
Mooth Loch Erie
 - elevation 571 ft (174 m)
 - coordinates 42°03′06″N 83°09′05″W / 42.05167°N 83.15139°W / 42.05167; -83.15139Coordinates: 42°03′06″N 83°09′05″W / 42.05167°N 83.15139°W / 42.05167; -83.15139
Lenth 28 mi (45 km)
Basin 700 sq mi (1,813 km2)
Dischairge
 - average 188,000 cu ft/s (5,324 m3/s)
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Location of the Detroit River in the United States
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Landsat satellite photo shawin the St. Clair River (top), Loch St. Clair (center), an the Detroit River connectin it tae Loch Erie (bottom)

The Detroit River is a 24-nautical-mile-long (44 km; 28 mi)[1] river that is a strait in the Great Lochs seestem.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed November 7, 2011
  2. Environmental Protection Agency (29 Aprile 2009). "Detroit River Area of Concern". Retrieved Juin 16, 2009.