Cinder River

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Cinder River
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Lake and Peninsula
Source Aleutian Range, Alaska Peninsula
 - location Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve
 - elevation 1,503 ft (458 m) [1]
 - coordinates 56°55′08″N 157°36′31″W / 56.91889°N 157.60861°W / 56.91889; -157.60861 [2]
Mouth Bristol Bay
 - location 136 miles (219 km) northeast of Port Moller
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m) [2]
 - coordinates 57°22′14″N 158°05′51″W / 57.37056°N 158.09750°W / 57.37056; -158.09750Coordinates: 57°22′14″N 158°05′51″W / 57.37056°N 158.09750°W / 57.37056; -158.09750 [2]
Length 44 mi (71 km) [2]
Cinder River is located in Alaska
Cinder River
Location of the mouth of the Cinder River in Alaska

The Cinder River is a stream, 44 miles (71 km) long, in southwestern Lake and Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.[2] It begins in Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve and flows northwest into Bristol Bay.[2]

Silver salmon are plentiful in the Cinder River, which drains cinder beds on the flanks of Mount Aniakchak. Accessible mainly by small airplanes that can land on cinder beds or beach sand, the river is lightly fished.[3]

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  1. ^ Derived by entering source coordinates in Google Earth.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Cinder River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. March 31, 1981. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  3. ^ Limeres, Rene; Pedersen, Gunnar; et al. (2005). Alaska Fishing: The Ultimate Angler's Guide (3rd ed.). Roseville, California: Publishers Design Group. p. 244. ISBN 1-929170-11-4.