Information About

Andesite Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Andesite Creek on The Map

Location

65 ° 34' 21" N,
164 ° 6' 3" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Elevation

276 ft (84.12 m)

Uses

Andesite Creek in Detail.

About

Heading in Lava Lake and flowing SW to the Noxapaga River 7.5 mi NE of the confluence of the Noxapaga River and Turner Creek, 25 mi. W of Imuruk Lake, Seward Peninsula High. 6 miles long.

History

Reported in 1950 by D. M. Hopkins, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); so named because "the south bank consists of an andesite flow throughout most of the length of the stream." Andesite is a specific type of lava.