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Tahneta Lake

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61 ° 53' 56.447" N,
147 ° 18' 20.394" W



Nearest City


Tributary to

Eureka Creek


Lake Leila,


0.9 mi (1.45 km)


2940 ft (896.11 m)

Tahneta Lake in Detail.


Copper River Basin, in the course of Eureka Creek, on Glenn Highway, 1.3 mi NE of Tahneta Pass, 62 mi. NE of Palmer, and 97 mi NE of Anchorage.


Named in 1956 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), derived from the nearby Tahneta Pass.

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Birds Sighted Here

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Trumpeter Swan, Mallard, Lesser Scaup, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Rough-legged Hawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Northern Pintail, Canvasback, White-winged Scoter, Barrow's Goldeneye, Lesser Yellowlegs, Herring Gull, Arctic Tern, Common Loon, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Alder Flycatcher, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Common Redpoll, American Tree Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Yellow Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Surf Scoter, Black Scoter, Bald Eagle, Blue-winged Teal, Bufflehead, American Robin, Chipping sparrow, Northern Shoveler, Greater Yellowlegs, Bonaparte's Gull, Common Gull, Horned Grebe, Gadwall, Long-tailed Duck, Pectoral Sandpiper, Northern Harrier, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Common Goldeneye, Red-necked Grebe, Canada Goose, Black-capped Chickadee, Tundra Swan, Red-breasted Merganser, Osprey, Short-eared Owl, Red-tailed Hawk, Gray Jay, Bohemian Waxwing, Red-throated Loon, Glaucous-winged Gull, Buff-bellied Pipit, Northern Shrike, Black-billed Magpie, Snow Bunting, Boreal Chickadee, Arctic Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, Hoary Redpoll, Greater White-fronted Goose, Pacific Loon, Red-necked Phalarope, Violet-green Swallow, Northern Waterthrush, Sandhill Crane, Long-billed Dowitcher, Golden Eagle, Merlin, Wilson's Snipe, Varied Thrush, Lapland Longspur, Willow Ptarmigan, Parasitic Jaeger, Northern Flicker