NORTH CANADIAN RIVER
NORTH CANADIAN RIVER. The North Canadian River heads as the Corrumpa in Union County, New Mexico (at 36°30' N, 102°09' W) and runs east across the Oklahoma Panhandle, dipping southward into Texas only in northwestern Sherman County for six miles. The stream continues its southeasterly course to join the main Canadian in McIntosh County, Oklahoma (at 36°30' N, 101°55' W). The North Canadian, also known as the Beaver River, gave its name to Beaver County, Oklahoma. The stream crosses flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments, surfaced by mostly deep, fine sandy loams, which support brush and grasses. The Corrumpa Valley is famous as the area where Ernest Thompson Seton tracked, and finally captured, the legendary wolf known as Old Lobo in January 1894.
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