Meade River

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Meade River
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough North Slope
Source Kulugra Ridge
 - location National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska
 - elevation 891 ft (272 m) [1]
 - coordinates 69°21′42″N 158°42′22″W / 69.36167°N 158.70611°W / 69.36167; -158.70611 [2]
Mouth Admiralty Bay
 - location Beaufort Sea
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m) [2]
 - coordinates 70°54′12″N 155°57′27″W / 70.90333°N 155.95750°W / 70.90333; -155.95750Coordinates: 70°54′12″N 155°57′27″W / 70.90333°N 155.95750°W / 70.90333; -155.95750 [2]
Meade River is located in Alaska
Meade River
Location of the mouth of the Meade River in Alaska

The Meade River[pronunciation?] flows into Admiralty Bay along the North Slope of the U.S. state of Alaska.[2] It begins near Kulugra Ridge in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska and flows generally north past Atqasuk to the bay at the southern end of Dease Inlet on the Beaufort Sea.[3]

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  1. ^ Source elevation derived from Google Earth search using GNIS source coordinates.
  2. ^ a b c d "Meade River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. January 1, 2000. Retrieved September 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2010. p. 135. ISBN 978-0-89933-289-5.