Information About

Porterfield Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 28' 33" N,
132 ° 8' 55" W

Region

Wrangell

Elevation

105 ft (32 m)

Uses

Porterfield Creek in Detail.

About

flows SW to Virginia Lake, 9 mi. E of Wrangell, Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1914 by E. Lester Jones, U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF), for Lieutenant L.B. Porterfield, U.S. Navy (USN), commander of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) steamer Albatros in 1914.