Back River (Sheepscot River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBack River (Boothbay, Maine)
|Main source||Cross River|
|River mouth||Sheepscot River
|Length||4.8 mi (7.7 km)|
The Back River is a 4.8-mile-long (7.7 km) tidal channel in the town of Boothbay, Maine, in the United States. It defines the east and south sides of Barters Island and connects with the Sheepscot River, which forms the west side of the island. The Cross River joins the north end of the Back River with the Sheepscot River to the west.
Note that approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north of where the river joins the Sheepscot River, another waterway of the same name connects with the Sheepscot River.
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