Information About

Alaganik Slough

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 25' 3" N,
145 ° 24' 14" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Uses

Alaganik Slough in Detail.

About

distributary of Copper River, 12 mi. SE of Cordova; Malaspina Coastal Plain. 15 miles long.

History

Eskimo name derived from the nearby Eskimo village of Alaganik; reported as "Algonek River" in 1899 by Lieutenant Commander J. F. Moser, U.S. Navy (USN), and "Alaganik River" in 1900 by F. C. Schrader and T. G. Gerdine, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).