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Rivers of Alaska

List of rivers of Alaska

This is a List of rivers in Alaska, which are at least fifth-order according to the Strahler method of stream classification, and an incomplete list of otherwise-notable rivers and streams. Alaska is a U.S. state which has more than 12,000 rivers, and thousands more streams and creeks. According to United States Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System, Alaska has about 9,728 officially-named rivers, creeks, and streams. The length of the river is given if it is available from the United States Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

By drainage basin

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries ordered from mouth to source, and indented under their downstream-parent's name. When a stream name is ambiguous, its downstream-parent is appended within parenthesis. i thought we should have dry

Arctic Ocean

Bering Strait

Yukon River Basin

Bering Sea

Gulf of Alaska

Alaska Panhandle

Alphabetically

When a stream name is ambiguous, its downstream-parent is appended within parenthesis.

Notes

USGS GNIS named streams by Borough or Census Area:

#
Streams
and
GNIS
query
Link
Borough
or
Census Area
58 Aleutians East
139 Aleutians West (CA)
70 Anchorage
471 Bethel (CA)
10 Bristol Bay
280 Denali
190 Dillingham (CA)
368 Fairbanks North Star
42 Haines
103 Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
115 Juneau
407 Kenai Peninsula
47 Ketchikan Gateway
113 Kodiak Island
267 Lake and Peninsula
605 Matanuska-Susitna
1386 Nome (CA)
665 North Slope
514 Northwest Arctic
197 P. of Wales-O. Ketchikan (CA)
45 Sitka
15 Skagway
599 Southeast Fairbanks (CA)
688 Valdez-Cordova (CA)
187 Wade Hampton (CA)
113 Wrangell-Petersburg (CA)
52 Yakutat
1982 Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)
TOTAL

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