Clearwater River (Queets River)

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Coordinates: 47°32′46″N 124°17′31″W / 47.54611°N 124.29194°W / 47.54611; -124.29194
Clearwater River
Country United States
State Washington
County Jefferson
Tributaries
 - left Solleks River
 - right Snahapish River
Source Olympic Mountains
 - coordinates 47°43′56″N 123°54′11″W / 47.73222°N 123.90306°W / 47.73222; -123.90306 [1]
Mouth Queets River
 - elevation 46 ft (14 m) [1]
 - coordinates 47°32′46″N 124°17′31″W / 47.54611°N 124.29194°W / 47.54611; -124.29194 [1]
Length 39 mi (63 km) [2]
Basin 61.5 sq mi (159.3 km2) [3]
Location of the mouth of the Clearwater River in Washington

The Clearwater River is a river situated on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. It is the main tributary of the Queets River. The Clearwater River is 39 miles (63 km) long.[2] Its drainage basin is 61.5 square miles (159 km2) in area.[3] The Clearwater's main tributaries are the Snahapish River and the Solleks River.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clearwater River
  2. ^ a b c "National Hydrography Dataset". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 September 2010.  ArcExplorer GIS data viewer.
  3. ^ a b "Watershed Boundary Dataset". USDA, NRCS, National Cartography & Geospatial Center. Retrieved 4 September 2010.  ArcExplorer GIS data viewer.