Gakona River

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Coordinates: 62°17′58″N 145°18′52″W / 62.29944°N 145.31444°W / 62.29944; -145.31444
Gakona River
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Valdez–Cordova
Source Gakona Glacier
 - location Alaska Range
 - elevation 3,846 ft (1,172 m) [1]
 - coordinates 63°09′49″N 145°12′21″W / 63.16361°N 145.20583°W / 63.16361; -145.20583 [2]
Mouth Copper River
 - location Gakona, 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Glennallen
 - elevation 1,411 ft (430 m) [2]
 - coordinates 62°17′58″N 145°18′52″W / 62.29944°N 145.31444°W / 62.29944; -145.31444 [2]
Length 64 mi (103 km) [2]
Location of the mouth of the Gakona River in Alaska

The Gakona River[pronunciation?] is a 64-mile (103 km) tributary of the Copper River in the U.S. state of Alaska.[2] Beginning at Gakona Glacier in the Alaska Range, it flows generally south to meet the larger river at the community of Gakona.[3]

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  1. ^ Derived by entering source coordinates in Google Earth.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Gakona River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. January 1, 2000. Retrieved December 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2010. pp. 97, 107. ISBN 978-0-89933-289-5.