The New Student's Reference Work/Kennebec
Ken′nebec′ a river of Maine, which rises in the western part of the state and flows southward into the Atlantic Ocean. Its length is 150 miles, and it falls about 1,000 feet, affording abundant water-power. It is navigable for large vessels for 10 or 12 miles from its mouth. Augusta, the capital of the state, is located on this river.