January 1993
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p124
The article presents information on the Middle Fork Koyukuk River in Alaska. It is a gentle river, dropping less than 200 feet from the Dietrich-Bettles confluence to its confluence with the North Fork Koyukuk 69 miles later. The river flows in a braided fashion through a relatively wide valley, with boreal forests covering its banks and rolling hills which give way to alpine tundra-covered mountain slopes and flat, plateau-like benches. It offers an interesting journey through historic gold mining country, on a river that is accessible by road.


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