Information About

Snowshoe Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Snowshoe Creek on The Map

Location

64 ° 43' 60" N,
165 ° 40' 0" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Elevation

541 ft (164.9 m)

Uses

Snowshoe Creek in Detail.

About

heads on Cone Mtn., flows SE to Penny River, 2 mi. NW of Nome, Seward Peninsula High.

History

Prospectors' name reported in 1899 by D. C. Witherspoon (in Schrader and Brooks, 1900, map 2), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The 1900 "Map of Nome Peninsula" by J. M. Davidson and B. D. Blakeslee applied this name to a southeast-flowing tributary of Penny River, 5 mi. to the north.