Information About

Skookum Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Skookum Creek on The Map

Location

60 ° 47' 8" N,
148 ° 59' 47" W

Region

Anchorage

Nearest City

Adak

Tributary to

Placer River

Tributaries

Skookum Glacier,

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Uses

Skookum Creek in Detail.

About

on Kenai Peninsula, flows NW to Placer River, 11 mi. W of Whittier, Chugach Mts.

History

Local prospectors' name; reported about 1914 by B. L. Johnson (in Martin and others, 1915, pl. 2), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). See Salt Chuck, village.