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- "D River State Recreation Site". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. 喺February 28, 2012搵到.
- "Seeks Name for River". The News-Sentinel. July 4, 1940. 喺February 28, 2012搵到.
- "Shortest River? Well, Maybe". The Register-Guard. February 18, 1953. 喺February 2, 2012搵到.
- "Oregon Has Squabble Over Shortest River". The Times-News. October 12, 1963. 喺February 28, 2012搵到.
- Finley, Carmel (May 4, 1988). "D River Reclaims 'Lost' Title". The Oregonian. 喺September 24, 2007搵到.
Ginther said he determined that the D River flows from a fish control structure at the entrance of the lake west to where a huge driftwood log marks the point of extreme high tide, give or take five feet, and depending on sand elevation. That is 120 feet.
- Price, Niki (January 18, 2007). "The World's Shortest River Is Long on Controversy". Oregon Coast Today. （原先內容喺2009年2月3號歸檔）. 喺March 5, 2009搵到.
In 1940, the Delake Chamber of Commerce sponsored a nationwide contest to come up with a new, shorter name for the world's shortest river. The winning moniker, 'D,' a perfectly succinct name submitted by Mrs. Johanna Beard of Albany, Ore., was officially accepted by the U.S. Geographic Board of Names.