Information About

Aniakchak River

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 45' 49" N,
157 ° 29' 43" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Length

27 mi (43.45 km)

Elevation

43 ft (13.11 m)

Uses

Aniakchak River in Detail.

About

on Alaska Peninsula, heads in Surprise Lake, in Aniakchak Crater, flows SE to Aniakchak Bay, 11.5 mi. W of Cape Kunmik, Aleutian Range; 27 miles long.

History

Local name reported by Smith and Baker (1924, p. 155), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). They referred to the river as "the largest stream on the (Alaska) peninsula flowing toward the Pacific Ocean."