Stikine

Stikine

(stĭkēn`), river, 335 mi (539 km) long, rising in the Stikine Mts., NW British Columbia, Canada. It flows in an arc west and southwest, crossing SE Alaska, to the Pacific Ocean N of Wrangell Island. It is navigable for c.130 mi (210 km) upstream. It has cut deep gorges in the Coast Mts. The Stikine was one of the routes during the Klondike gold rush (1897–98). It is now a chief route to the Cassiar mining region of N British Columbia. The river is a noted salmon stream.

Stikine

 

a river in North America, in northwestern Canada and southern Alaska. The Stikine is 540 km long and drains an area of 51,200 sq km. It originates in the Stikine Mountains, of the Rocky Mountains, and empties into the Pacific Ocean. It is fed by snow and rain and by glaciers. High water is from May to August. The mean annual flow rate is 1,100 cu m per sec. The Stikine is navigable for a distance of 200 km from its mouth.

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This festival celebrates spring in Wrangell and the annual spring Eagle migration and shorebird migration on the Stikine River.
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The hunters, who travelled somewhere on the Stikine 'River, were Robert Uiblein and his anonymous friend referred to as "the Doctor" in pencil on the back of the photo.
Cloudwalker, the second publication in their series, highlights the formation of this province's largest salmon-bearing rivers: the Skeena, the Nass and the Stikine.
Where he had walked, spilling water from his cedar box, there were new lakes and three new rivers, named the Ksien (the juice from the clouds), the Nass River and the Stikine River, the juice from the clouds.
Turner points to a sequence filmed in BC's Stikine River Canyon for episode one.
By assembling those that had a legitimate embodied stake in the health of the Stikine, Nass, and Skeena watersheds, from subsistence aboriginal groups to fly fishers around the world, a powerful rhetorical message about the importance of fresh water was sent to government and industry that stressed a connection to, and value of, place beyond any monetary benefits claimed by Royal Dutch Shell.
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