Flowing through the Selawik National Wildlife Refuge
|District||Yukon–Koyukuk Census Area, Northwest Arctic Borough|
|⁃ location||Yukon–Koyukuk Census Area|
|⁃ elevation||1,825 ft (556 m)|
|8 miles (13 km) north of Selawik, Northwest Arctic Borough|
|0 ft (0 m)|
|Length||140 mi (230 km)|
|Designated||December 2, 1980|
The Selawik River is a stream, 140 miles (230 km) long, in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Alaska. Originating in the Purcell Mountains near the Zane Hills, it flows generally west through the Selawik National Wildlife Refuge to Selawik Lake, which empties into the Kotzebue Sound in the Chukchi Sea. The river is approximately at the latitude of the Arctic Circle.
- "Selawik River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. March 23, 2001. Retrieved September 17, 2013.
- Derived by entering source coordinates in Google Earth.
- Orth, Donald J.; United States Geological Survey (1971) . Dictionary of Alaska Place Names: Geological Survey Professional Paper 567 (PDF). University of Alaska Fairbanks. United States Government Printing Office. p. 852. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 17, 2013. Retrieved September 17, 2013.
- Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2010. p. 133. ISBN 978-0-89933-289-5.
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