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Gakona River

Gakona River
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Valdez–Cordova
Source Gakona Glacier
 - location Alaska Range
 - elevation 3,846 ft (1,172 m) [1]
 - coordinates  [2]
Mouth Copper River
 - location Gakona, 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Glennallen
 - elevation 1,411 ft (430 m) [2]
 - coordinates  [2]
Length 64 mi (103 km) [2]
Location of the mouth of the Gakona River in Alaska

The Gakona River is a 64-mile (103 km) tributary of the Copper River in the U.S. state of Alaska.[2] Beginning at Gakona Glacier in the Alaska Range, it flows generally south to meet the larger river at the community of Gakona.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Derived by entering source coordinates in Google Earth.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Gakona River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. January 1, 2000. Retrieved December 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2010. pp. 97, 107.  

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