West Branch Carrabassett River

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West Branch Carrabassett River
Location
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ elevation850 feet (260 m)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Carrabassett River
 ⁃ coordinates
44°57′40″N 70°09′33″W / 44.9612°N 70.1592°W / 44.9612; -70.1592 (West Branch Carrabassett River)Coordinates: 44°57′40″N 70°09′33″W / 44.9612°N 70.1592°W / 44.9612; -70.1592 (West Branch Carrabassett River)
 ⁃ elevation
560 feet (170 m)
Length11 miles (18 km)
Basin features
ProgressionCarrabassett RiverKennebec River

The West Branch Carrabassett River is a short tributary of the Carrabassett River in Franklin County, Maine. From the confluence of Quick Stream with a small stream (44°54′02″N 70°16′41″W / 44.9005°N 70.2780°W / 44.9005; -70.2780 (West Branch Carrabassett River source)) in Salem, the river runs 11.1 miles (17.9 km)[1] northeast to its mouth in Kingfield.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 30, 2011
  • "West Branch Carrabassett River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency