Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Kentucky (river)

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KENTUCKY, a river of Kentucky, formed by two forks which rise in the Cumberland Mountains, and, after a winding N. W. course of about 250 miles, enters the Ohio, 12 miles above Madison, Ind. The river runs through part of its course between perpendicular limestone walls. It is navigable by steamboat beyond Frankfort.