Colville River (Washington)

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Coordinates: 48°34′23″N 118°6′24″W / 48.57306°N 118.10667°W / 48.57306; -118.10667
Colville River
River
Country United States
State Washington
Source
 - elevation 2,146 ft (654 m) [1]
 - coordinates 48°7′11″N 117°45′49″W / 48.11972°N 117.76361°W / 48.11972; -117.76361 [2]
Mouth Columbia River
 - location Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, Washington (U.S. state)
 - elevation 1,300 ft (396 m) [3]
 - coordinates 48°34′23″N 118°6′24″W / 48.57306°N 118.10667°W / 48.57306; -118.10667 [2]
Length 60 mi (97 km) [4]
Basin 1,010 sq mi (2,616 km2) [5]
Discharge mouth
 - average 429 cu ft/s (12 m3/s) [5]

The Colville River is a 60 mile (100 km) long tributary of the Columbia River in northeastern Washington in the United States.

Course[edit]

The Colville River begins in southern Stevens County, Washington at the confluence of Sheep Creek and Deer Creek. It flows northwest past Colville and into the Columbia River near Kettle Falls.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Earth elevation for GNIS source coordinates.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Colville River, USGS GNIS
  3. ^ Google Earth elevation for GNIS mouth coordinates.
  4. ^ Colville River, The Columbia Gazetteer of North America
  5. ^ a b Upper Columbia Subbasin Overview, Northwest Power and Conservation Council