Information About

Placer River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Placer River on The Map

Location

60 ° 49' 26" N,
148 ° 59' 47" W

Region

Anchorage

Tributaries

Spencer Glacier,

Tributaries

Alder Pond,

Tributaries

Skookum Creek,

Length

16 mi (25.75 km)

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Placer River in Detail.

About

on Kenai Peninsula, flows N to head of Turnagain Arm, 12 mi. NW of Whittier, Chugach Mts.

History

Local name reported in 1906 by F. H. Moffit, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).