January 1993
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p128
The article presents information on the Melozitna River in Alaska. It flows out of the Ray Mountains and meanders in a southwesterly direction for 270 miles before entering the Yukon River opposite the village of Ruby. The river's middle portion flows through a bottomland forest of white spruce, balsam poplar, and paper birch. While its lower river flows through an upland forest of black spruce and paper birch. The lower part of the river culminates in a 10-mile canyon with a series of rapids over the course of about 4 miles which may require portaging, depending on water levels.


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