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Encyclopedia > Androscoggin River

The Androscoggin River is a river in the US states of Maine and New Hampshire, in northern New England. It is 170 miles (315 km) long, and empties into the Gulf of Maine on the Atlantic Ocean. Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... First Flag of New England, 1686-c. ... Gulf of Maine The Gulf of Maine is a large gulf of the Atlantic Ocean on the northeastern coast of North America, roughly between Cape Cod in Massachusetts on the south and Cape Sable Island on the southern tip of Nova Scotia to the northeast. ...


The Androscoggin was once badly polluted by a variety of textile mills, paper-making factories, and other industries located along its banks, but has benefitted greatly from environmental work and the departure of certain types of industry from the region. It still has problems, however, with industrial residue and mercury poisoning.


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Androscoggin Guide Service (478 words)
I cover 80+ miles of river with my boats from the NH boarder to Auburn ME; this allows me to accommodate trips lasting an afternoon or up to a week or longer; you will never fish the same body of water twice unless you want to.
Another plus to using a john boat is that on some sections of the river it eliminates the shuttle which gives you more time fishing the river than in a vehicle riding.
The river is lined with numerous varieties of trees and shrubs with many colors.
Androscoggin River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (167 words)
The Androscoggin River is a river in the US states of Maine and New Hampshire, in northern New England.
The river runs by many well known sites in Maine, including Bates College in Lewiston, and Bowdoin in Brunswick.
The Androscoggin was once badly polluted by a variety of textile mills, paper-making factories, and other industries located along its banks, but has benefitted greatly from environmental work and the departure of certain types of industry from the region.
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