- Crow River (Canterbury)
Crow River Origin Mount Rolleston Mouth Waimakariri River Basin countries New Zealand Length 8 km (5.0 mi) Source elevation 1,270 m (4,170 ft) Mouth elevation 720 m (2,360 ft)
The river was named after a kōkako, sometimes called orange-wattled crow, which was seen in 1865 during an exploration of the area. The South Island kōkako was last seen in the 1930s and is probably extinct.
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- ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. Map 69. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8.
- ^ a b "Arthur's Pass: Avalanche Peak - Crow River route". New Zealand Department of Conservation. http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/canterbury/waimakariri-area/arthurs-pass-avalanche-peak-crow-river-route/. Retrieved 31 August 2009.
- ^ "Crow Hut". New Zealand Department of Conservation. http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/canterbury/waimakariri/crow-hut/. Retrieved 31 August 2009.
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