Tahquamenon təkwä´mənən, –mənŏn˝ [key], river, c.80 mi (130 km) long, rising in the E Upper Peninsula, N Mich., and flowing E and NE to Whitefish Bay of Lake Superior. It was once a well-known logging river. It is noted for its waterfalls and is celebrated in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Hiawatha.

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