Information About

Snipe Lake

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 45' 29.151" N,
150 ° 58' 36.634" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

98 ft (29.87 m)

Uses

Snipe Lake in Detail.

About

on Kenai Peninsula, 3 mi. SE of mouth of Swanson River and 17 mi. NE of Kenai, Cook Inlet Low.

History

Named about 1963 by officials of Kenai National Moose Range for Wilson's Snipe, or Jack Snipe, (Capella gallinago delicata), a shore bird which breeds from northwestern Alaska south to northern California.