Igushik River

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Igushik River
Alaska Packer's Association saltery on the Igushik River, Alaska, 1917 (COBB 111).jpeg
Alaska Packer's Association saltery on the Igushik River, 1917
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]
Igushik River is located in Alaska
Igushik River
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. Archived from the original on March 13, 2012. Retrieved November 19, 2013.