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Marsh Regions Around Tanana River, Alaska, USA

64.8N 147.6W

September 29th, 2009 Category: Rivers

USA - September 6th, 2009

USA - September 6th, 2009

The Tanana River is a tributary of the Yukon River in the state of Alaska, USA. It flows in a northwesterly direction from near the border with the Yukon Territory, and laterally along the northern slope of the Alaska Range.

In the area of central Alaska visible in this orthorectified image, the river emerges into a lowland marsh region known as the Tanana Valley (left) and passes to the south of the city of Fairbanks (right). In the marsh regions it is joined by several large tributaries, including the Nenana (bottom edge) and the Kantishna.