- a river in SE Missouri, flowing generally E to the Mississippi River below St. Louis. 207 miles (333 km) long.
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In very wet seasons water runs through it from the interior; and high water backs into it from the Meramec River.
The two caverns thus variously designated are on the Meramec River, 14 miles north of Salem.
In fact, this part of the Meramec Valley does not seem to have ever been permanently inhabited.
For further information on the pigmy cemetery in the Meramec, see our volume xxvi, p. 105.