Chowan River

Chowan River

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Chowan River is a blackwater river formed with the merging of Virginia's Blackwater and Nottoway rivers near the stateline between Virginia and North Carolina. According to the USGS a variant name is Choan River. Flowing for approximately 50 miles (80 km) before ending in the Albemarle Sound on North Carolina's coast, the river drains about 4800 square miles (12400 km ) of land in North Carolina and Virginia. Flowing through mostly swamp land with occasional high ground, the Chowan River grows to nearly two miles wide (3 km) at its opening to the Albemarle Sound. The river offers excellent fishing for catfish and largemouth bass. While tidal, the variation in tide heights in the Chowan River are normally less than one foot (30 cm) between high and low tide.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133996730
  • 9786133996731