Meduncook River

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Meduncook River
Location
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ elevation110 feet (34 m)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Muscongus Bay
 ⁃ coordinates
43°56′42″N 69°19′30″W / 43.945°N 69.325°W / 43.945; -69.325 (Meduncook River)Coordinates: 43°56′42″N 69°19′30″W / 43.945°N 69.325°W / 43.945; -69.325 (Meduncook River)
 ⁃ elevation
sea level
Lengthabout 7 miles (11 km)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 ⁃ rightBack River

The Meduncook River is a 7-mile-long (11 km)[1] river in Knox County, Maine. From its source (44°01′04″N 69°17′03″W / 44.0178°N 69.2842°W / 44.0178; -69.2842 (Meduncook River source)) in Friendship, the river runs about 1 mile south to the head of its estuary, then about 6 miles southwest to Muscongus Bay. The estuary forms part of the border between Friendship and Cushing.

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  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
  • "Meduncook 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