Skookum Creek

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 60 ° 47' 8" N, 148 ° 59' 47" W
  • Region: Anchorage
  • Nearest City: Adak
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 16 ft (4.88 m)
  • Tributary to: Placer River
  • Tributaries: Skookum Glacier,


on Kenai Peninsula, flows NW to Placer River, 11 mi. W of Whittier, Chugach Mts.

Local prospectors' name; reported about 1914 by B. L. Johnson (in Martin and others, 1915, pl. 2), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). See Salt Chuck, village.



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