Information About

Harris River

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 27' 40" N,
132 ° 41' 33" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

69 ft (21.03 m)

Uses

Harris River in Detail.

About

flows S and E to Harris River Bay, near center of Prince of Wales Island, 17 miles E of Craig, Alexander Archipelago; 14 miles long.

History

Local name reported in 1906 as "Harris Creek" by Wright and Wright (1908, fig. 15), U.S. Geological Survey. The generic "river" was applied to this stream by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1920.