Passagassawakeag River facts for kids
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A moonlight view of the Passagassawaukeag River along the tracks of the Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad just beyond the old Upper Bridge a little more than a mile inland from Belfast, ME, where it empties into Belfast Bay.
|Main source||Lake Passagassawakeag
308 feet (90 m)
|River mouth||Belfast Bay
The Passagassawaukeag River is a 16-mile-long (26 km) river in Waldo County, Maine in the United States. From the outlet of Lake Passagassawakeag ( ) in Brooks, it runs south and east to its estuary in Belfast, Maine. The river empties into Belfast Bay, an inlet of Penobscot Bay, where it passes under US Route 1.
The waterway's name is of local Native American origin and is believed to mean "a sturgeon's place" or "a place for spearing sturgeon by torchlight."
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