Colville River (Washington)

Colville River
Location
Country United States
State Washington
Physical characteristics
Source  
 • coordinates 48°7′11″N 117°45′49″W / 48.11972°N 117.76361°W / 48.11972; -117.76361[1]
 • elevation 2,146 ft (654 m)[2]
Mouth Columbia River
 • location
Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, Washington (state)
 • coordinates
48°34′23″N 118°6′24″W / 48.57306°N 118.10667°W / 48.57306; -118.10667Coordinates: 48°34′23″N 118°6′24″W / 48.57306°N 118.10667°W / 48.57306; -118.10667[1]
 • elevation
1,300 ft (400 m)[3]
Length 60 mi (97 km)[4]
Basin size 1,010 sq mi (2,600 km2)[5]
Discharge  
 • location mouth[5]
 • average 429 cu ft/s (12.1 m3/s)[5]

The Colville River is a 60-mile (100 km) long tributary of the Columbia River in northeastern Washington in the United States.

Course

The Colville River begins in southern Stevens County, Washington at the confluence of Sheep Creek and Deer Creek. It flows northwest past Colville and into the Columbia River near Kettle Falls.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Colville River, USGS GNIS
  2. ^ Google Earth elevation for GNIS source coordinates.
  3. ^ Google Earth elevation for GNIS mouth coordinates.
  4. ^ Colville River, The Columbia Gazetteer of North America
  5. ^ a b c Upper Columbia Subbasin Overview, Northwest Power and Conservation Council



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