Tazlina River

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 62 ° 2' 19" N, 145 ° 23' 14" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Length: 30 mi (48.28 km)
  • Elevation: 1089 ft (331.93 m)
  • Tributary to: Copper River
  • Tributaries: Nelchina River, Moose Creek,


stream, flows E 30 mi. from Tazlina Lake to Copper River, 7 mi. SE of Glennallen, Copper River Basin.

Ahtena Indian name meaning "swift river," reported in 1848 by Rufus Serebrenikov as "Tlieshitna." This name was spelled "Tezlina" in 1885 by Lieutenant Allen (1887, p. 62), USA.



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