The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

Selawik River

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_599
Selawik River – a river, 230 km long, in the northwestern part of Alaska, USA. Originating in the Purcell Mountains near the Zane Hills, it flows generally west through the Selawik National Wildlife Refuge to Selawik Lake, which runs into the Kotzebue Sound in the Chukchi Sea. Selawik village is located at the mouth of S.R. S.R. is used by residents for fishing and for rafting and sport fishing by tourists.

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