Information About

Elmendorf Moraine

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 18' 2" N,
149 ° 57' 31" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

256 ft (78.03 m)

Uses

Elmendorf Moraine in Detail.

About

Incomplete Record. Crescent-shaped, extending S from a point 1.5 mi S of Birchwood and trending SW, NW, and then N to a point 3 mi SW of Sevenmile Lake; it is interrupted by Knik Arm at Cairn Point, 3 mi N of Anchorage, Cook Inlet Low. 30 miles long.

History

So named in 1955 by Robert D. Miller, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because the most conspicuous part of the moraine is located on Elmendorf Air Force Base.

Places Near Elmendorf Moraine
Areas:

Ch-ak-nileght, Chansh Kaq-, Dgheyay Kaq-, K-enakatnu Kaq-, Nels Klevens, Qin Cheghi Kaq-,

Bars:

Knik Arm Shoal, North Point Shoal, Woronzof Shoal,

Bays:

Bootlegger Cove, Campbell Creek Estuary, Goose Bay, Knik Arm, Nolfi Cove,

Capes:

Cairn Point, Point Campbell, Point MacKenzie, Point McKenzie, North Point, Ts-es I-unt, Point Woronzof,

Channels:

K-eyghashtnu,

Cities:

Anchorage,

Dams:

Campbell Lake Dam, Chester Creek Dam, Country Gardens Nursery Dam, Gregory Lake Dam, Lake -O- the Hills Dam,

Islands:

Freundly Island,

Lakes:

Alder Pond, Anna Lake, Barley Lake, Lake Beebe, Bentzen Lake, Lake Beth, Birch Lake, Blueberry Lake, Brocker Lake, Butterfly Lake, Cann Lake, Carpenter Lake, Caves Lake, Cheney Lake, Connors Lake, Cranberry Lake, Delaney Lake, DeLong Lake, Diamond Lake, Farmer Lake, Fish Lake, Goose Lake, Green Lake, Lake Hideaway, Hillstrand Pond, Homestead Lake, Hood Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Jewel Lake, Jewell Lake, Jones Lake, Lazy Lake, Liten Lake, Little Campbell Lake, Loonsong Lake, Lake Lorraine, Lost Lake, Lake Marion, Meadow Lake, Middle Lake, My Lake, O-Connell Lake, Lake Otis, Piper Lake, Sand Lake, Serenity Lake, Sevenmile Lake, Lake Spenard, Spring Lake, Stephan Lake, Strawberry Lake, Sundi Lake, Taku Lake, Threemile Lake, Tina Lake, Triangle Lake, Tuomi Lake, Twin Island Lake, University Lake, Waldron Lake, Westchester Lake, White Lake, Yohn Lake,

Parks:

Lake Otis Park, Altoona Park, Balto Seppala Park, Bancroft Park, Baxter Bog Park, Bentzen Lake Park, Campbell Creek Greenbelt Park, Campbell Creek Park, Carlson Park, Charles W Smith Memorial Park, Chester Creek Greenbelt Park, Connors Lake Park, Cope Street Park, David Green Park, Davis Park, Delaney Park, Delong Lake Park, Didlika Park, Earthquake Park, East Chester/Woodside Park, Elderberry Park, Fairbanks Park, Fairview Park, Far North Bicentennial Park, Fisk Memorial Park, Forsythe Park, Frontier Park, Gladys Wood Park, Goose Lake Park, Hamilton Park, Hillside Park, Jacobson Park, Jade Park, Javier Dela Vega Park, Jewel Lake Park, Johns Park, Kwanis Fish Creek Park, Linden Park, Lore Park, Lynn Ary Park, Margaret E Sullivan Park, Minnesota Park, Nancy Park, Nichols Park, Northwood Park, Nulbay Park, Oceanview Bluff Park, Oceanview Park, Pamela Joy Lowry Memorial Park, Papago Park, Paxton Memorial Park, Point Campbell-Kincaid Park, Pop Carr Park, Quyana Park, Rabbit Creek Park, Resolution Park, Roosevelt Park, Russian Jack Springs Park, Ruth Arcand Park, Salmon Run Park, Shady Birch Park, Shady Lane Park, Sitka Street Park, Southwood Park, Spenard Beach Park, Springer Park, Stephenson Park, Stonegate Park, Storck Park, Taku Campbell Creek Park, Thompson Park, Timberlane Park, Tkishla Park, University Park, Ure Park, Whitehall Street Park, Wickersham Park, Wilson Street Park, Wolverine Park,

Ridges:

Elmendorf Moraine,

Streams:

Campbell Creek, Ch-ak-nileghtnu, Chester Creek, Fish Creek, Fish Creek, Furrow Creek, Goose Creek, Hood Creek, Little Campbell Creek, Middle Branch South Fork Chester Creek, Middle Fork Chester Creek, Mule Creek, North Branch South Fork Chester Creek, North Fork Campbell Creek, North Fork Chester Creek, North Fork Little Campbell Creek, Ship Creek, Sixmile Creek, Soldier Creek, South Branch South Fork Chester Creek, South Fork Campbell Creek, South Fork Chester Creek, South Fork Little Campbell Creek, Threemile Creek,

Routes:

Iditarod Trail,

Cities:

Airport Heights, Anchor Terrace, Artesian Village, Blanchard, Bonibrook, Campbell, Chester, Chugach Heights, City View, DeBarr Vista, East Chester, Fairview, Glen Alps, Grandview Gardens, Green Acres, Hillside, John Fitzgerald Kennedy City, Justamere Ranch, Knik Heights, Lange, Lawrence, Lindale, Lingo, Mountain View, Nunaka Valley, Point MacKenzie, Rainbow, Rees, Rogers Park, Rogers Park, Romig, Runstettler, Spenard, Sunbeam, Thompson, Traversie, Tuomi, Turnagain Heights, Vanover, Wilson Village, Wonder Park,