Information About

Grand Wash River

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 50' 52" N,
139 ° 47' 9" W

Region

Yakutat

Length

7 mi (11.27 km)

Uses

Grand Wash River in Detail.

About

braided stream, flows S 7 mi. between Malaspina and Lucia Glaciers to Yakutat Bay, 4.5 mi. SW to mouth of Esker Stream and 21 mi. N of Yakutat; St. Elias Mts.

History

local descriptive name reported by Baker (1906, p. 284), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as a variant of Kwik River. Name is now applied to the lower and braided part of the Kwik River.