|Countries Canada, United States|
Country United States of America
|Length 15 km|
|Native name Named "ruisseau Pocwock" in Quebec|
Administrative region and geographic region Bas-Saint-Laurent, North Maine Woods
Main source Mountain brook, Picard, Quebec, Kamouraska Regional County Municipality, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Quebec 616 metres (2,021 ft)
River mouth Township T17 R13 WELS, Aroostook County, Maine, US 292 metres (958 ft)
The West Branch Pocwock Stream is a tributary of the Pocwock River flowing in:
Map of West Branch Pocwock Stream, Northwest Aroostook, ME, USA
Its runs entirely in forested area in isolated mountain valley, mainly in the Maine, at the Southeast of the Canada-US border. Its higher course is located at Northeast of Eastern Lake (Kamouraska).
“West Branch Pocwock Stream” empties on Northeast shore of Pocwock River which flows toward Southeast, up to a river elbow of Saint John River (Bay of Fundy). The later serpentine Eastward, than South-East crossing all the province of New Brunswick and empties on North Shore of Bay of Fundy which is opened to South West to Atlantic Ocean.
The watershed of Pocwock stream is accessible by some forest roads.
The upper portion of the "Pocwock brook" (French: ruisseau Pocwock) begins in Notre Dame Mountains, in the unorganized territory of Picard, Quebec, in Kamouraska Regional County Municipality, in Quebec. This source is located:
From the source in the mountains, the “West Branch Pocwock Stream” 15.1 kilometres (9.4 mi) as follows:
Higher course of the river (segment of 4.1 kilometres (2.5 mi), in Quebec)
Lower course of the river (segment of 11.0 kilometres (6.8 mi), in Quebec)
The "West Branch Pocwock Stream" empties on the Northeast shore of Pocwock River, in township T17 R14 Wels, in the Aroostook County. This confluence Is located:
The term “Pocwock” is associated to “Pocwock River”, “East Branch Pocwock Stream”. In Québec, the spelling of the river's name uses the letter k in the middle or "Pockwock"; the spelling "Pocwock" (without the letter k in the middle) is used by the GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) in the US.
The place name "West Branch Creek Pockwock" was formalized on August 7, 1978 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec (Quebec Geographical Names Board).