Little Southwest Branch Saint John River
Location
CountryUnited States
StateMaine
CountySomerset County, Maine
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationMountain brook, Somerset County, Maine, Maine
 • coordinates46°07′34″N 70°11′37″W / 46.12611°N 70.19361°W / 46.12611; -70.19361
 • elevation495 m (1,624 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Southwest Branch Saint John River
 • coordinates
46°07′34″N 70°11′37″W / 46.12611°N 70.19361°W / 46.12611; -70.19361Coordinates: 46°07′34″N 70°11′37″W / 46.12611°N 70.19361°W / 46.12611; -70.19361
 • elevation
363 m (1,191 ft)
Length46.5 km (28.9 mi)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 • leftBlack brook

The Little Southwest Branch Saint John River is a tributary of Southwest Branch Saint John River, flowing on 46.5 kilometres (28.9 mi)[1] in Somerset County, in North Maine Woods, in Maine, in United States.

From its source (46°07′34″N 70°11′39″W / 46.1260°N 70.1941°W / 46.1260; -70.1941 (Little Southwest Branch Saint John River source)) in Maine Township 6, Range 19, WELS, it flows northward in a deep valley in forest area, a few miles east of the Canada–United States border to its mouth on South bank of the Southwest Branch Saint John River in T 9, R 18.

Geography

The source of the "Little Southwest Branch Saint John River" is located in the Big SIX region, in Township 6, Range 19 Wels, in the Somerset County, Maine, in northern Maine. The upper part of the "Little Southwest Branch Saint John River" proves to be the continuity towards the North of the Valley "Middle Branch Norris Brook", a tributary of Norris Brook which in turn is a tributary of the Penobscot River.

The source of the "Little Saint John West River" is located at:

From its source, the "Little Southwest Branch Saint John River" runs on 46.5 kilometres (28.9 mi), in these segments:

"Little Southwest Branch Saint John River" flows on the south bank of the Southwest Branch Saint John River, which forms the border between Canada (Quebec) and United States (Maine) in this area.

Toponymy

The place name "Little Southwest Branch Saint John River" derives from the name of the main river designated Southwest Branch Saint John River.

See also

Media related to Category:Little Saint John South-West River at Wikimedia Commons

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References

  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