Information About

Andesite Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Andesite Creek on The Map


65 ° 34' 21" N,
164 ° 6' 2.999" W


Nome (CA)

Nearest City

White Mountain


276 ft (84.12 m)

Andesite Creek in Detail.


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.


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.