Igushik River

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Igushik River
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Dillingham
Source Amanka Lake
 - location Togiak National Wildlife Refuge
 - elevation 133 ft (41 m) [1]
 - coordinates 59°02′52″N 159°16′11″W / 59.04778°N 159.26972°W / 59.04778; -159.26972 [2]
Mouth Nushagak Bay
 - location 26 miles (42 km) southwest of Dillingham
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m) [2]
 - coordinates 58°41′31″N 158°49′12″W / 58.69194°N 158.82000°W / 58.69194; -158.82000Coordinates: 58°41′31″N 158°49′12″W / 58.69194°N 158.82000°W / 58.69194; -158.82000 [2]
Length 50 mi (80 km) [2]
Location of the mouth of the Igushik River in Alaska

The Igushik River is a stream, 50 miles (80 km) long, in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Alaska.[2] The river flows south from Amanka Lake into the Nushagak Bay arm of Bristol Bay.[3] Except for a small segment in the village of Manokotak, the entire river is part of the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Derived by entering source coordinates in Google Earth.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Igushik River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. March 31, 1981. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2010. pp. 48, 56. ISBN 978-0-89933-289-5. 
  4. ^ "Community Information Summaries". Alaska Community Database. State of Alaska. 2013. Retrieved November 19, 2013.