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Yukon River Near Galena, Alaska, USA

64.7N 156.9W

January 19th, 2010 Category: Rivers

USA - December 19th, 2009

USA - December 19th, 2009

The Yukon River flows across this orthorectified image of part of the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the state of Alaska, USA. As of the 2000 census, the population was 6,551. The area’s population density, at 0.0173 inhabitants/km² (0.0449/sq mi), is the lowest in the United States. Its largest communities are the cities of Galena, in the west (on the north bank of the river in this image), and Fort Yukon, in the northeast.

The census area has a total area of 147,843 square miles (382,910 km²), of which, 145,900 square miles (377,878 km²) of it is land and 1,943 square miles (5,032 km²) of it (1.31%) is water. It has the largest area of any county or county-equivalent in the United States.

Lakes by Alaska’s Kuskokwim Mountains, USA

59.6N 158.7W

January 5th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers

USA - December 19th, 2009

USA - December 19th, 2009

Many lakes can be seen by the eastern flanks of the Kuskokwim Mountains in this orthorectified image. This range of mountains is located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, USA. The mountain range is about 400 km (250 miles) long from northeast to southwest and about 80 km (50 miles) wide. The range takes its name from the Kuskokwim River, which flows through the mountains.

From top to bottom, the largest lakes are Chikuminuk Lake, Lake Chauekuktuli, Nuyakuk Lake, Lake Kulik, Lake Beverley and Lake Nerka. Upon opening the full image, Lake Aleknagik and Lake Nunavaugaluk can also be seen south of Lake Nerka.

Situated in a valley away from the other bodies of water is Togiak Lake, bottom center, a 13-mile-long (21 km) lake that extends southwest from the mouth of Izavieknik River, 75 miles (121 km) northeast of Goodnews Bay.

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