TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: NORTHWEST ALASKA: KOBUK RIVER

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Kobuk River in Northwest Alaska. The river's 347-mile course lies north of and just about parallel to the Arctic Circle from the headwaters on the southern slopes of the Arrigetch Peaks. It flows through tall forests of birch and white spruce for about 40 miles before joining an unnamed tributary originating at Walker Lake. Most trips on the river begins at Walker Lake or below the Upper and Lower Kobuk River canyons. The river flows into deep canyons, then becomes a broad channel that meanders through a wide forested valley. It moves from the headwaers to the coast.
ACCESSION #
19117122

 

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