South Branch Moose River (Maine)

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South Branch Moose River
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source Maine
2,700 feet (820 m)
River mouth Moose River
1,400 feet (430 m)
45°31′33″N 70°35′23″W / 45.5257°N 70.5896°W / 45.5257; -70.5896 (South Branch Moose River)Coordinates: 45°31′33″N 70°35′23″W / 45.5257°N 70.5896°W / 45.5257; -70.5896 (South Branch Moose River)
Length 11 miles (18 km)
Basin features
Progression Moose RiverMoosehead LakeKennebec River

The South Branch Moose River is a tributary of the Moose River in Franklin County, Maine. Its source (45°26′21″N 70°36′14″W / 45.4393°N 70.6039°W / 45.4393; -70.6039 (South Branch Moose River source)) on Caribou Mountain is about 1.5 miles (2 km) from the Canada–United States border, in Skinner (Maine Township 1, Range 7, WBKP). From there, the river winds generally north for 11.0 miles (17.7 km)[1] to its confluence with the main stream of the Moose River in Lowelltown (T1, R8, WBKP).

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 30, 2011

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