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Matanuska Valley

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Location

61 ° 36' 27" N,
149 ° 4' 44" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

187 ft (57 m)

Uses

Matanuska Valley in Detail.

About

of Matanuska River, extends SW from terminus of Matanuska Glacier to Knik Arm Cook Inlet, 25 mi. NE of Anchorage, Cook Inelt Lowland.

History

Name reported in 1898 by Mendenhall (U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1899, p. 46) while he was exploring the Matanuska River region under the command of Captain E. F. Glenn, USA.

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Places Near Matanuska Valley
Areas:

Ch-atan Kaq-, Skitnu Hdakaq-,

Airports:

Microdot Ridge,

Cities:

Palmer,

Dams:

Eklutna Dam, Eklutna Dam, Independence Mine Dam, Sherwood Estates Dam,

Hills:

Burnt Butte,

Lakes:

Baird Lake, Lake Barbara, Barbel Lake, Bradley Lake, Burkholder Lake, Butte Lake, Canoe Lake, Clear Lake, Cornelius Lake, Coyote Lake, Dandy Lake, Echo Lake, Eklutna Lake, Elks Lake, Ezi Slough, Falks Lake, Finger Lake, Gold Cord Lake, Gooding Lake, Gull Lake, High Ridge Lake, Irene Lake, Jim Lake, Johnson Lake, Kennedy Lake, Kepler Lake, Klaire Lake, Kleinsmith Lake, Leaf Lake, Loberg Lake, Long Lake, Matanuska Lake, McLeod Lake, Neklason Lake, Pinnacle Lake, Reflections Lake, Seventeenmile Lake, Slipper Lake, Swan Lake, Triangle Lake, Walby Lake, Wishbone Lake, Wolf Lake, Wolverine Lake,

Locales:

Eldorodo Bowl, Fairangel Cirque Gully, Farside, Gold Chord Death Traverse, Nosebleed, Point 30, Rock Garden, Seldom Seen, Stairstep, Sunnyside, Sunnyside of Hatch, Swimmin' Tims, The Glades, Wimp Bowl, Womens Run,

Mountains:

Bodenburg Butte, East Twin Peak, Eska Mountain, Granite Peak, Idaho Peak, Lazy Mountain, Marmot Mountain, Matanuska Peak, Pioneer Peak, Mount POW/MIA, Souvenir Peak, West Twin Peak, Wishbone Hill,

Parks:

Independence Mine State Historical Park, Coyote Lake Park, Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Moose Creek State Recreation Area, Wolf Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Point 40, Rabbit Slough, Spring Creek,

Peaks:

Arkose Peak, Bleak Peak, Blueberry Knoll, Bright Peak, Delia Benchmark, Fairangel Cirque, Fairangel Peak, Fish Peak, Goat Rock, Gold Chord, Gold Star Peak, Good Hope Towers, Microdot, Pepper Peak, The Pinnacle, Rae-Wallace, Salt Peak, Shaker Peak, South Pioneer Peak, Souvenir Peak, Top Peak, Yudikench Peak,

Ridges:

Arkose Ridge, Murphy Ridge, President's Ridge,

Rivers:

Matanuska River,

Routes:

Mile 16 Ski Run, Paradise Ski Run,

Streams:

Archangel Creek, Bodenburg Creek, Buffalo Creek, Carnegie Creek, Delia Creek, East Fork Fishhook Creek, Eska Creek, Ezi Slough, Fairangel Creek, Fishhook Creek, Glacier Creek, Gloryhole Creek, Goat Creek, Goodhope Creek, Hatcher Creek, Iron Creek, Jim Creek, Knob Creek, McRoberts Creek, Moose Creek, Palmer Creek, Premier Creek, Reed Creek, Sidney Creek, Spring Creek, Thachkatnu Creek, Wolverine Creek,

Routes:

Arch Prospect Trail, Assay Spur Trail, Blueberry Knoll Trail, Eklutna ATV Access Trail, Eklutna Lake Spillway Trail, Eklutna Spillway Trail, Gold Cord Lake Trail, Gold Mint Trail, Hard Rock 2 Trail, Hard Rock Trail, Hatcher Pass Snowmobile Trail, Hatcher Pass Snowmobile Trail 1, Hatcher Pass Winter Maintenance Trail, Independence Mine Trail, Lane Basin Trail, Marmot Mountain Trail, Martin Mill Trail, Mill Loop Trail, Rae-Wallace Mine Trail, Reed Lakes Trail, Snow Trail to Lodge, Twin Peaks Trail, Yuditna Cabin Access Trail, Yuditna Cabin Trail,

Valleys:

Cable Valley, Lone Tree Gulch, Matanuska Valley, Tsadaka Canyon,

Cities:

Butte, Eska, Gateway, Jonesville, Lazy Mountain, Matanuska, Sutton,