Los Angeles River

The los angeles river is located in southern California. It is only 52 miles long but is very steep: It drops 795 feet in elevation from the headwaters in the San Fernando Valley to its end in Long Beach. The majority of its sourcewaters flow from the San Gabriel Mountains, which are east of the San Fernando Valley, and from the Santa Susanna Mountains to the north.

The Los Angeles River flows through the San Fernando Valley, the Glendale Narrows, and the city of Los Angeles, and empties into the Pacific Ocean. Major tributaries to the river in the San Fernando Valley are the Pacoima Wash, Tujunga Wash, Burbank Western Channel, and Verdugo Wash; the main tributaries to the river in Glendale Narrows are the Arroyo ...

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