January 1993
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p122
The article presents information on the John River in Alaska. It begins in the south side of the Arctic Divide in the Central Brooks and flows 145 miles through alpine tundra and forested valleys. The river's headwaters on Soakpak Mountain flows south through Anaktuvuk Pass. It has a 2,200 feet elevation and it empties into the Koyukuk River about 5 miles downriver from Bettles. The river was named after John Bremner, who joined U.S. Army Lieutenant Henry T. Allen on his journey up the Copper River in 1885.


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