Information About

Inoceramus Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Inoceramus Creek on The Map

Location

61 ° 53' 4" N,
147 ° 32' 45" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Nearest City

Glacier View

Tributary to

Squaw Creek

Elevation

2569 ft (783.03 m)

Inoceramus Creek in Detail.

About

Heading on the W slope of Gunsight Mountain in the Talkeetna Mountains and flowing NW to Squaw Creek, 55 mi. NE of Palmer. 3.2 miles long.

History

Named by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1956 for the fossil clam belonging to the genus Inoceramus, which is abundantly found in the valley.