Information About

Amphitheatre Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 36' 37" N,
142 ° 29' 29" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

2333 ft (711.1 m)

Uses

Amphitheatre Creek in Detail.

About

Heading in the moraine of a glacier, just NE of Nizina Mountain, and flowing ESE to the W side of Nizina Glacier near its terminal end, 17 mi. NE of McCarthy, Wrangell Mts. 2.2 miles long.

History

Named in 1962 by E. M. MacKevett, Jr., and D. L. Jones, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) because the stream heads in a spectacular basin-like feature termed the amphitheatre.

Amphitheatre Creek Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Amphitheatre Creek.