Information About

Little Salmon River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Little Salmon River on The Map

Location

59 ° 23' 10" N,
135 ° 59' 27" W

Region

Haines

Nearest City

Haines

Tributary to

Tsirku River

Elevation

272 ft (82.91 m)

Uses

Little Salmon River in Detail.

About

heads in a lake 1.6 mi. NE of Porcupine Peak, flows E to Tsirku River, 3.6 mi. W of Klukwan and 25 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts.

History

Local name reported by Wright (1904, pl. 2), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). At that time the Tsirku River was called the Salmon River by the miners, therefore the name.