Back River (Meduncook River tributary)

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Back River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ elevation55 feet (17 m)
 ⁃ location
Meduncook River
 ⁃ coordinates
43°59′10″N 69°18′43″W / 43.986°N 69.312°W / 43.986; -69.312 (Back River)Coordinates: 43°59′10″N 69°18′43″W / 43.986°N 69.312°W / 43.986; -69.312 (Back River)
 ⁃ elevation
sea level
Length2.7 miles (4.3 km)

The Back River is a short tributary of the Meduncook River in Friendship, Maine. From its source (44°01′02″N 69°18′16″W / 44.0171°N 69.30455°W / 44.0171; -69.30455 (Back River source)), the river runs 2.7 miles (4.3 km)[1] south to the estuary of the Meduncook.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 22, 2011
  • "Back River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency