Astoria River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAstoria River
The Astoria River before its confluence with the Athabasca River
|Main source||Tonquin Valley
1,983 m (6,506 ft)
|River mouth||Athabasca River
1,080 m (3,540 ft)
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.
- Eremite Creek
- Campus Creek
- Verdant Creek
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