Snow River

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Snow River
Snow River
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Kenai Peninsula
Source Chugach Mountains, Kenai Peninsula
 - location Chugach National Forest
 - elevation 1,721 ft (525 m) [1]
 - coordinates 60°26′14″N 149°01′43″W / 60.43722°N 149.02861°W / 60.43722; -149.02861 [2]
Mouth Kenai Lake
 - location 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Seward
 - elevation 436 ft (133 m) [2]
 - coordinates 60°20′18″N 149°21′16″W / 60.33833°N 149.35444°W / 60.33833; -149.35444Coordinates: 60°20′18″N 149°21′16″W / 60.33833°N 149.35444°W / 60.33833; -149.35444 [2]
Length 28 mi (45 km) [2]
Location of the mouth of the Snow River in Alaska

The Snow River is a 28-mile (45 km) tributary of Kenai Lake in the U.S. state of Alaska.[2] Beginning in the Chugach Mountains of the Kenai Peninsula, it flows southwest through Chugach National Forest to near Primrose at the southern inlet of the lake.[3] The river mouth is about 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Seward.[2] Along its final reaches, the river intersects the Iditarod Trail and passes under the Seward Highway.[3]

See also[edit]

List of rivers of Alaska


  1. ^ Derived by entering source coordinates in Google Earth.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Snow River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. March 31, 1981. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2010. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-89933-289-5. 

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