Information About

Sockeye Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Sockeye Creek on The Map

Location

58 ° 29' 48" N,
133 ° 59' 1" W

Region

Juneau

Uses

Sockeye Creek in Detail.

About

heads in a branch of Taku Glacier flows SE to Taku River, 21 mi. NE of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Local descriptive name reported in 1932 by B. D. Stewart, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); the name had been "given for the sockeye salmon which spawn in great numbers in this creek."