The New International Encyclopædia/Owens River

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Edition of 1905.  See also Owens River on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

OWENS RIVER. A river of eastern California (Map: California, D 3). It rises in the Yosemite National Park, and flows southeast through an exceedingly rugged valley along the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada. It discharges into Owens Lake (q.v.) after a course of 175 miles.