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Cynthia Falls

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Location

59 ° 47' 10" N,
153 ° 12' 31" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

614 ft (187.15 m)

Uses

Cynthia Falls in Detail.

About

on Iniskin Peninsula, in course of Hardy Creek, 2.8 mi. SW of mouth of Fitz Creek at Chinitna Bay, Aleutian Range

History

Local name reported by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1947; derived from the name of a geological formation in the vicinity given by oil company geologists in 1938 because the waterfall is fromed by a distinctive unit of sedimentary rocks.