Illinois River

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The Illinois River stretches from northeast Illinois, at the confluence of the Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers, to Alton in southwest Illinois, where it empties into the Mississippi River^.

The river is 272.4 miles long, with such a gradual slope that the river moves quite slowly, too slowly to remove much of the silt entering it from the higher-sloping headwaters.

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