Bonanza Creek

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 64 ° 46' 15" N, 145 ° 18' 24" W
  • Region: Fairbanks North Star
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  • Elevation: 1411 ft (430.07 m)

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About
flows E to North Fork Salcha River, 10 mi. E of The Butte and 45 mi. NNE of Big Delta, Yukon-Tanana High.; 8 miles long.

History
A prospectors' name, applied by mistake in 1905 by D. C. Witherspoon, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), to a stream which flows N to Gold Creek near Flume Creek (Prindle, 1906, pl. 1). In 1913, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published the name "Bonanza Creek" for its present location.

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