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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