Andesite Creek

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 65 ° 34' 21" N, 164 ° 6' 3" W
  • Region: Nome (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 276 ft (84.12 m)


Heading in Lava Lake and flowing SW to the Noxapaga River 7.5 mi NE of the confluence of the Noxapaga River and Turner Creek, 25 mi. W of Imuruk Lake, Seward Peninsula High. 6 miles long.

Reported in 1950 by D. M. Hopkins, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); so named because "the south bank consists of an andesite flow throughout most of the length of the stream." Andesite is a specific type of lava.



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