Yukon

Watershed statistics

  • Country: United States & Canada
  • Large-scale drainage area: North American Arctic (Arctic)
  • Drainage: 847,642 km2
  • Population density: < 1 person/km2
  • Large cities: 0
  • Cropland: 0%
  • Developed: –
  • Forest loss: 23%
  • Large dams: 1

Reference: Revenga, C., S. Murray, J. Abramovitz, and A. Hammond, 1998. Watersheds of the World: Ecological Value and Vulnerability. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute.

Yukon River watershed © Greg Fiske, WHRC

Yukon River watershed © Greg Fiske, WHRC