January 1993
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p73
The article presents information on the Aniuk River in Northwest Alaska. It begins in the mountains northwest of lake-dotted Howard Pass, then flows southwesterly for 80 miles to its confluence with the Noatak River. It flows through a broad, sometimes marshy valley, with a gradient of less than 20 feet per mile. Its watershed drains a thousand square miles. The river traverses a rarely visited region of Noatak National Preserve. The river begins in alpine tundra on the southside of the Brooks Range and traverses upland and wetland tundra habitats.


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