TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: NORTHWEST ALASKA: NOATAK RIVER

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Noatak River in Northwest Alaska. The river provides an excellent wilderness expedition for intermediate boaters with backcountry skills. It is located above the Arctic Circle and drains the largest river basin in North America that is still virtually unaffected by human activities. Noatak flows 396 miles from the mountains to the sea, arching westward across the Western Arctic, then south along the DeLong Mountains to spill into Kotzebue Sound, after draining an area of 12,600 square miles.
ACCESSION #
19117124

 

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