North Branch Birch River

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North Branch Birch River
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source Maine
River mouth Birch River
670 feet (200 m)
Length about 9 miles (14 km)

The North Branch Birch River is a 9.6-mile-long (15.4 km)[1] river in Aroostook County, Maine, in the United States. From the outlet of a small pond (47°04′31″N 68°47′52″W / 47.0753°N 68.7977°W / 47.0753; -68.7977 (North Branch Birch River source)) in Maine Township 16, Range 8, WELS, it runs about 6 miles (10 km) east and about 3 miles (5 km) south to its confluence with the South Branch in the town of Eagle Lake to form the Birch River. It is part of the Fish River watershed, draining north to the Saint John River and ultimately southeast to the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Canada.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 22, 2011

Coordinates: 47°01′58″N 68°40′44″W / 47.0328°N 68.6790°W / 47.0328; -68.6790