Skwentna River

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Skwentna River
Country United States of America
Physical characteristics
Main source 3,500 ft (1,100 m)[1]
61°25′57″N 152°40′47″W / 61.43250°N 152.67972°W / 61.43250; -152.67972[2]
South Twin Glacier
River mouth 125 ft (38 m)[2]
61°59′8″N 151°8′23″W / 61.98556°N 151.13972°W / 61.98556; -151.13972Coordinates: 61°59′8″N 151°8′23″W / 61.98556°N 151.13972°W / 61.98556; -151.13972[2]
Yentna River
Length 100 mi (160 km)[2]

The Skwentna River[3] is a river in the southwestern part of Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.


Tanaina Indian name reported in 1898 by Spurr (1900,p. 48), USGS, as "Skwent River."[2]


Heads at South Twin Glacier at 61°26′00″N 152°41′00″W / 61.43333°N 152.68333°W / 61.43333; -152.68333, flows North and East to Yentna River, 63 miles (101 km) North of Tyonek, Alaska Cook Inlet Low.[2]


See also[edit]