Wind River (Washington)
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Rafting the Wind River
|⁃ location||McLellan Meadows, Gifford Pinchot National Forest|
|⁃ elevation||2,987 ft (910 m)|
|79 ft (24 m)|
|Length||30 mi (48 km)|
|Basin size||224 sq mi (580 km2)|
The Wind River originates in the Cascade Range, south of Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens. It flows generally south through Gifford Pinchot National Forest, joining the Columbia River near Carson, in the Columbia River Gorge.
- "Wind River". Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). United States Geological Survey. September 10, 1979. Retrieved January 29, 2013.
- Source elevation derived from Google Earth search using GNIS source coordinates.
- United States Geological Survey. "United States Topographic Map". TopoQuest. Retrieved January 29, 2013. River miles are marked and numbered on the relevant map quadrangles through river mile 29 (river kilometer 47).
- Lower Columbia Fish Recovery Board (December 15, 2004). "Lower Columbia Salmon Recovery and Fish and Wildlife Subbasin Plan, Volume II, Chapter J, Wind" (PDF). Northwest Power Conservation Council. p. 10. Retrieved January 29, 2013.
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