TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: NORTHWEST ALASKA: SQUIRREL RIVER

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Squirrel River in Alaska. The river is an accessible arctic river traversing varied scenery. It originates in the Baird Mountains of the Brooks Range, and flows southeasterly for about 95 miles through a broad mountain-flanked valley forested with spruce, birch, aspen, and balsam poplar and enters the Kobuk River just upstream of the village of Kiana. The river drops from its headwaters elevation of 750 feet to less than 100 feet in 95 miles. It was used in the past by natives portgaging between the Kobuk Valley and the Noatak Valley.
ACCESSION #
19117126

 

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