Information About

Deception Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 39' 12" N,
144 ° 8' 14" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

3251 ft (990.9 m)

Uses

Deception Creek in Detail.

About

heads SW of Alice Peak flows SW to Elliott Creek, 1.9 mi. S of Sheep Tmn., and 80 mi. NE of Valdez, Wrangell Mts. 1 mile long.

History

Named in 1899 by prospectors working on Elliott Creek; reported in 1902 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (Mendenhall, 1905, p. 98).