Synonyms for queets or Related words with queets


Examples of "queets"
Sams River joins the Queets River just upstream from Queets Campground, located near Sams Rapids on the Queets River. The Queets Ranger Station is located about a mile downstream from Sams River.
The name "Queets River" first appeared on the Surveyor General's map of Washington Territory and was later applied to other features. The word "Queets" was derived from the name of the "Quai'tso" tribe (Queets). Despite the name Queets River appearing on official maps, settlers called it Big River for many years, in contrast to its tributary the Clearwater River, which was called the Little River.
There is a primitive National Park Service campground at the end of the Queets River Road. The Queets River Trail begins on the north bank of the river, across from the campground, and follows the river about upstream. Access to the trailhead requires fording the Queets River, which can be treacherous.
The Salmon River is a tributary of the Queets River in U.S. state of Washington.
Queets Glacier is located in the Olympic Mountains in Olympic National Park in the U.S. state of Washington. Like all the glaciers in Olympic National Park, Hanging Glacier is in a state of retreat. The glacier lies on the northwest side of Mount Queets at an elevation of about , the glacier descends northwest, bounded by two arêtes on either side. The ice reaches as low as before terminating and giving rise to some of the headwaters of the Queets River.
The Queets River originates at the foot of the Humes Glacier on the southeast side of Mount Olympus in the Olympic Mountains. It is also fed by Jeffers Glacier, on the south side of Mount Olympus, and Queets Glacier, on the north side of Mount Queets. The river flows through a narrow canyon to just below Paull Creek, where the valley opens up a bit. From there the river flows generally west to just below Kilkelly Creek, then south to just below Alta Creek, where the valley opens up into a U-shaped valley glacial river valley. The Queets then flows generally southwest, collecting numerous tributaries including the Clearwater River, Salmon River, and Sams River before emptying into the Pacific Ocean near the community of Queets.
Queets is a small unincorporated community in the western part of the county, primarily inhabited by Quinault Indians.
It is near the coast of the Pacific Ocean along the Queets River at the northern edge of the Quinault Indian Reservation. Queets now consists of several homes, a store, gas station, fisheries, daycare, Head Start, and a remote office for the Quinault Nation. Other local attractions include the Pacific beach hiking trails, Olympic National Park, and Olympic National Forest.
U.S. Route 101 passes through Queets, crossing the Queets River at the northern edge of the community. US 101 leads north to Kalaloch Beach and to Forks, site of the nearest airport. Southbound US 101 leads east to Amanda Park and southeast to Aberdeen.
The mixture of members with ethnic ties to the modern Quinault tribe is made up of the Quinault, Hoh, Chehalis, Chinook, Cowlitz, Queets, and Quileute peoples. Linguistically, these groups belong to three language families: Chimakuan ("Quileute", "Hoh"), Chinookan ("Chinook groups"), and Salishan ("Chehalis", "Cowlitz", "Queets", and "Quinault").
The most direct route between Taholah and Queets, apart on the Quinault Reservation as the crow flies, is via the Moclips Highway and US 101 a total of , which makes Queets disadvantaged for employment and development, as well as tribal activities and services provided at the tribal center in Taholah.
The post office at Queets was established July 13, 1880, and discontinued July 31, 1934, with mail being sent to Clearwater, approximately away.
The Snahapish River is a river in the U.S. state of Washington. It is a tributary of the Clearwater River, which in turn flows into the Queets River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Queets CDP has a total area of , of which are land and , or 3.45%, are water.
The Solleks River is a river in the U.S. state of Washington. It is a tributary of the Clearwater River, which in turn flows into the Queets River.
The reservation is in Grays Harbor and Jefferson counties, north of Hoquiam, Washington. The three largest rivers on the reservation are the Quinault, the Queets, and the Raft.
Dr. Naiman is best known for his work on the ecology of rivers and riparian areas. His work to understand the biogeochemical cycling and role of animals in altering river and riparian systems have been particularly influential. Dr. Naiman started researching the Queets River in Washington State in 1992 and has since been nicknamed "Dr. Queets" by the Seattle press from his continuing research on that river.
The Queets River is a river in the U.S. state of Washington. It is located on the Olympic Peninsula, mostly within the Olympic National Park and empties into the Pacific Ocean.
The Queets River is long. Its drainage basin is in area. Its main tributaries include the Clearwater River, Salmon River, Sams River, Matheny Creek, and Tshetshy Creek, as well as the Clearwater's main tributaries, the Snahapish River and Solleks River.
According to Queets and Quinault legend, river was originally called "K'witzq" or "qitzq", pronounced "Kw-ā-tz", meaning "out of the dirt of the skin". The legend tells of "Kwate", the changer, or "s'qit", the Great Spirit and Transformer, came to the mouth of the Queets River. After fording the cold river he rubbed his legs to restore circulation, small rolls of dirt formed under his hand. He threw them into the water and from them a man and a woman came forth, who became the ancestors of the Queets people. Kwate told them they would remain on the river and would be known as "K'witzq", because of the dirt from which your skin was made. According to William Bright the river's name comes from the Quinault word "/q'ʷícx̣ʷ/", meaning "dirt".