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Aurora (historical)

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Location

59 ° 40' 60" N,
151 ° 6' 0" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

23 ft (7.01 m)

Uses

Aurora (historical) in Detail.

About

site of mining camp, on Kenai Peninsula, on SE shore of Kachemak Bay, 28 mi. NE of Seldovia, Chugach Mts.

History

Established about 1900 this village received its name from a nearby coal mine. A post office was established here in 1902 and discontinued in 1904 (Ricks, 1965, p. 5). The place was probably abandoned before 1910.