Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Arkansas River
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ARKANSAS RIVER, a tributary of the Mississippi, rising in central Colorado and flowing E. into Kansas. It then flows S. E. across Oklahoma and diagonally across Arkansas. It is about 2,000 miles long, and is navigable to Wichita, Kan., a distance of about 650 miles.