List of rivers of Alaska

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This is a List of rivers in Alaska, which are at least fifth-order according to the Strahler method of stream classification,[1] and an incomplete list of otherwise-notable rivers and streams. Alaska has more than 12,000 rivers, and thousands more streams and creeks.[2] According to United States Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System, Alaska has about 9,728 officially named rivers, creeks, and streams.A[›] The length of the river is given if it is available from the United States Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

The Twentymile River near the Seward Highway, January 2015

By drainage basin[edit]

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries ordered from mouth to source, and indented under their downstream-parent's name.

Arctic Ocean[edit]

Bering Strait[edit]

Yukon River Basin[edit]

Bering Sea[edit]

The Tangle Lakes in the Alaska Range sit on the divide between the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska watersheds, and are the source of the Delta River

Gulf of Alaska[edit]

The Denali Highway crosses the upper Susitna river

Southeast Alaska[edit]

Alphabetically[edit]

The Snow River near Seward
The Kasilof River in autumn
Matanuska Glacier in the Chugach Mountains is the source of the Matanuska river

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

^ A: Notes:

USGS GNIS named streams by Borough or Census Area:[3]

#
Streams
and
GNIS
query
Link
Borough
or
Census Area
58 Aleutians East
139 Aleutians West (CA)
70 Anchorage
469 Bethel (CA)
10 Bristol Bay
275 Denali
189 Dillingham (CA)
367 Fairbanks North Star
38 Haines
103 Hoonah–Angoon (CA)
113 Juneau
398 Kenai Peninsula
101 Ketchikan Gateway
114 Kodiak Island
181 Kusilvak (CA)
267 Lake and Peninsula
607 Matanuska-Susitna
1389 Nome (CA)
653 North Slope
512 Northwest Arctic
56 Petersburg (CA)
139 Prince of Wales–Hyder (CA)
44 Sitka
15 Skagway
590 Southeast Fairbanks (CA)
679 Valdez–Cordova (CA)
56 Wrangell
52 Yakutat
1953 Yukon–Koyukuk (CA)
9637 TOTAL

References[edit]

General references[edit]