Kobuk River

The Kobuk River is a river located in the Arctic region of northwestern in the United States. It is approximately 280 miles long. Draining a basin with an area of 12,300 square miles, the Kobuk River is among the largest rivers in northwest Alaska with widths of up to 1500 feet and flow at a speed of 3–5 miles per hour in its lower and middle reaches.
66.9211° or 66° 55' 16" north
-160.8133° or 160° 48' 48" west
10 feet (3 metres)
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Riu Kobuk
  • Catalan: riu Kobuk
  • Cebuano: Kobuk River
  • Chinese: 科布克河
  • Czech: Kobuk
  • Danish: Kobuk River
  • Dutch: Kobuk River
  • Egyptian Arabic: نهر كوبوك
  • French: Kobuk
  • German: Kobuk River
  • Inupiaq: Kuuvak
  • Irish: Abhainn Kobuk
  • Italian: Kobuk (fiume)
  • Japanese: コバック川
  • Norwegian: Kobuk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kobuk (elv)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kobuk River
  • Persian: رود کبوک
  • Russian: Кобук (река)
  • Russian: Кобук
  • Ukrainian: Кобук
  • Welsh: Afon Kobuk
  • Holoatna
  • Holooatna
  • Kooak River
  • Koowak River
  • Kopak River
  • Kowak River
  • Kowuk River
  • Kubuck River
  • Kubuk River
  • Kuvuk River
  • Putnam River

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