Andreafsky Wilderness

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Andreafsky Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Andreafsky Wilderness
Map showing the location of Andreafsky Wilderness
Location Kusilvak / Nome Census Areas, Alaska, USA
Nearest city St. Mary's, Alaska
Coordinates 62°37′00″N 162°36′00″W / 62.61667°N 162.60000°W / 62.61667; -162.60000Coordinates: 62°37′00″N 162°36′00″W / 62.61667°N 162.60000°W / 62.61667; -162.60000
Area 1,300,000 acres (5,260.91 km2)
Established 1980 (1980)
Governing body US Fish and Wildlife Service

Andreafsky Wilderness is a wilderness area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Located within the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, it is about 1,300,000 acres (5,300 km2) in area, and was designated by the United States Congress in 1980.

History

Andreafsky Wilderness is designated by the United States Congress now it contains a total area of 1,300,000 acres and managed by Fish & Wildlife service. The Andreafsky River and its East Fork, in the northern section, flow southwest along parallel paths and drain into the Yukon River.[1]

References

  1. ^ "ANDREAFSKY WILDERNESS". www.recreation.gov. Recreation.gov. Retrieved 28 July 2016. 

External links

  • Recreation.gov - Andreafsky Wilderness


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