East Branch Union River

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East Branch Union River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ location
Union River
 ⁃ coordinates
44°43′53″N 68°22′52″W / 44.7315°N 68.3810°W / 44.7315; -68.3810Coordinates: 44°43′53″N 68°22′52″W / 44.7315°N 68.3810°W / 44.7315; -68.3810
 ⁃ elevation
32 feet (10 m)
Length21.6 miles (34.8 km)
Basin features
 ⁃ leftBog River
 ⁃ rightMiddle Branch Union River

The East Branch Union River is a 21.6-mile-long (34.8 km)[1] river in Hancock County, Maine. From the outflow of Rocky Pond (44°47′33″N 68°08′34″W / 44.7924°N 68.1427°W / 44.7924; -68.1427 (West Branch Union River source)) in Maine Township 22 M D, the river runs 5.3 miles (8.5 km)[1] southwest to Spectacle Pond in Osborn. From the pond's outlet, the river runs 13.0 miles (20.9 km)[1] northwest, southwest, west and southwest to Graham Lake, where it joins the West Branch to form the Union River. The lower section of the East Branch forms the border between Mariaville and Waltham.

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  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 22, 2011
  • "East Branch Union River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-03-25.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency