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The is a 1st class river in Shizuoka Prefecturemarker of cenral Japanmarker. It is 46 km long and has a watershed of 853 km².

The Kano River rises from Mount Amagimarker in central Izu Peninsulamarker and follows a generally northern path into Suruga Baymarker at Numazu. The Izu Peninsula is characterized by heavy rainfall, and the Kano River has a steep gradient with rapid flow and is prone to flooding. During a powerful typhoon in September 1958 (later designated the "Kanogawa Typoon"), the river caused heavy damage to towns along its banks, resulting in 1269 deaths.

The Jōren Fallsmarker, one of Japan's Top 100 Waterfalls is located in the upper reaches of the Kano River.

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 (confluence with Ibi River)



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