Goose River (Belfast Bay)

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Goose River
Goose River (Belfast Bay) is located in Maine
Goose River (Belfast Bay)
Location of the mouth of the Goose River in Maine
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
SourceSwan Lake
 ⁃ coordinates44°31′20″N 68°59′51″W / 44.52222°N 68.99750°W / 44.52222; -68.99750
 ⁃ elevation200 feet (61 m)
MouthBelfast Bay
 ⁃ coordinates
44°25′47″N 68°59′34″W / 44.42972°N 68.99278°W / 44.42972; -68.99278Coordinates: 44°25′47″N 68°59′34″W / 44.42972°N 68.99278°W / 44.42972; -68.99278
 ⁃ elevation
0 ft
Length9 miles (14 km)

The Goose River is a river in Waldo County, Maine. From the outflow of Swan Lake in Swanville, the river runs 9.3 miles (15.0 km)[1] south to the city of Belfast and its mouth at Belfast Bay, an arm of Penobscot Bay.

See also[edit]

Panorama of the mouth of Goose River as it empties into Belfast Bay, Belfast, ME


  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
  • "Goose River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-09-30.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency