TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: YUKON REGION: BLACK RIVER

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Black River in the Yukon Territory. The river flows 255 miles through rolling and low-land forests of spruce, hardwood and willow, joining the Porcupine River about 16 miles northwest of Fort Yukon. The upper part of the river flows at a moderate pace until it slows, widens and meanders in its lower portion. It widens and slows even more below Chalkyitsik and high banks limit the view of the surrounding forest. The river is confined and somewhat unchanging in terms of topography and vegetation.
ACCESSION #
19117133

 

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