Pleasant River (Piscataquis River)

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Pleasant River
Origin Maine
Mouth Piscataquis River
45°14′32″N 68°54′36″W / 45.2423°N 68.9099°W / 45.2423; -68.9099 (Pleasant River)Coordinates: 45°14′32″N 68°54′36″W / 45.2423°N 68.9099°W / 45.2423; -68.9099 (Pleasant River)
Progression Piscataquis River
Penobscot River
Basin countries United States
Length 15 miles (24 km)
Source elevation 350 feet (110 m)
Mouth elevation 260 feet (79 m)
Left tributaries East Branch Pleasant River
Right tributaries West Branch Pleasant River

The Pleasant River is a tributary of the Piscataquis River in Piscataquis County, Maine. From the confluence of the East Branch and West Branch (45°21′54″N 69°03′11″W / 45.3651°N 69.0530°W / 45.3651; -69.0530 (Pleasant River source)) in Brownville, the river runs 15.2 miles (24.5 km)[1] south and southeast to its mouth on the Piscataquis in Medford.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 22, 2011