Solleks River

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Coordinates: 47°41′23″N 124°6′24″W / 47.68972°N 124.10667°W / 47.68972; -124.10667
Solleks River
River
Country United States
State Washington
Region Olympic Peninsula
County Jefferson
Source Olympic Mountains
 - elevation 2,710 ft (826 m) [1]
 - coordinates 47°42′50″N 123°54′31″W / 47.71389°N 123.90861°W / 47.71389; -123.90861 [2]
Mouth Clearwater River
 - elevation 390 ft (119 m) [3]
 - coordinates 47°41′23″N 124°6′24″W / 47.68972°N 124.10667°W / 47.68972; -124.10667 [2]
Length 10.7 mi (17.2 km) [4]
Basin 15.9 sq mi (41.2 km2) [5]
Mouth of the Solleks River in Washington

The Solleks River is a river in the U.S. state of Washington. It is a tributary of the Clearwater River, which in turn flows into the Queets River.

The Solleks River is 10.7 miles (17.2 km) long.[4] Its drainage basin is 15.9 square miles (41 km2) in area.[5]

Course[edit]

The Solleks River originates in the Olympic Mountains on the Olympic Peninsula, about 5 miles (8.0 km) northeast of the mountain known as Kloochman Rock. It flows west to join the Clearwater River near Upper Clearwater Campground.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Earth elevation for GNIS source coordinates. Retrieved 2010 December 15.
  2. ^ a b "Solleks River". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-12-15. 
  3. ^ Google Earth elevation for GNIS mouth coordinates. Retrieved 2010 December 15.
  4. ^ a b "National Hydrography Dataset". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 15 December 2010.  ArcExplorer GIS data viewer.
  5. ^ a b "Watershed Boundary Dataset". USDA, NRCS, National Cartography & Geospatial Center. Retrieved 4 September 2010.  ArcExplorer GIS data viewer.
  6. ^ Course information mainly from ACME Mapper and Washington Road & Recreation Atlas, by Benchmark Maps.