Puneet Varma

Astoria River

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Location  Alberta
Province  Alberta
Country  Canada
Source  Tonquin Valley
Mouth  Athabasca River
Astoria River httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Main source  Tonquin Valley 1,983 m (6,506 ft)
River mouth  Athabasca River 1,080 m (3,540 ft)

The Astoria River is a short river in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It is an early tributary of the Athabasca River.

Contents

Map of Astoria River, Alberta, Canada

The Astoria forms in the Tonquin Valley, collecting meltwater from the Fraser Glacier, the Ramparts, Mount Erebus, Mount Clitheroe, and Oldhorn Mountain.

The Astoria River, as well as nearby Astoria Pass, are named after John Jacob Astor. Fur traders of the American Fur Company, owned by Astor, traveled east over Athabasca Pass from Fort Astoria, at the mouth of the Columbia River.

Tributaries

  • Eremite Creek
  • Campus Creek
  • Verdant Creek
  • References

    Astoria River Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Astoria Riverfront Trolley
    Imaginary Larry
    Darel Russell
    Topics