Clearwater River (Queets River)

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Clearwater River
Clearwater River (Queets River) is located in Washington (state)
Clearwater River (Queets River)
Location of the mouth of the Clearwater River in Washington
Location
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyJefferson
Physical characteristics
SourceOlympic Mountains
 - coordinates47°43′56″N 123°54′11″W / 47.73222°N 123.90306°W / 47.73222; -123.90306[1]
MouthQueets River
 - coordinates
47°32′46″N 124°17′31″W / 47.54611°N 124.29194°W / 47.54611; -124.29194Coordinates: 47°32′46″N 124°17′31″W / 47.54611°N 124.29194°W / 47.54611; -124.29194[1]
 - elevation
46 ft (14 m)[1]
Length39 mi (63 km)[2]
Basin size61.5 sq mi (159 km2)[3]
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - leftSolleks River
 - rightSnahapish River

The Clearwater River is a river situated on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. It is the main tributary of the Queets River. The Clearwater River is 39 miles (63 km) long.[2] Its drainage basin is 61.5 square miles (159 km2) in area.[3] The Clearwater's main tributaries are the Snahapish River and the Solleks River.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clearwater River
  2. ^ a b c "National Hydrography Dataset". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 September 2010. ArcExplorer GIS data viewer.
  3. ^ a b "Watershed Boundary Dataset". USDA, NRCS, National Cartography & Geospatial Center. Retrieved 4 September 2010. ArcExplorer GIS data viewer.