Information About

Tonsina River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Tonsina River on The Map

Location

61 ° 38' 29" N,
144 ° 37' 5" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Tributary to

Copper River

Tributaries

Little Tonsina River,

Tributaries

Glacier Creek,

Length

56 mi (90.12 km)

Elevation

577 ft (175.87 m)

Uses

Tonsina River in Detail.

About

heads at terminus of Tonsina Glacier, flows NE through Tonsina Lake, to Copper River, 66 mi. NE of Valdez, Chugach Mts.

History

Indian name recoreded in 1885 by Lieutenant Allen (1887, p. 46) USA, as "Tonsina Creek," on his map, and as "Konsina" in his text.