TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA: KENNICOTT RIVER AND NIZINA RIVER

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p230
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the Kennicott River and Nizina River in Southcentral Alaska. The rivers are tributaries of the Copper River and are alternative floats for getting onto the Chitina River. The Nizina gushes forth as silty melt-water from the Nizina Glacier. The Kennicott issues from the Kennicott and Root glaciers in the Wrangell Mountains and enters the Nizina just above Nizina Canyon. The canyon, narrow and sheer-walled, is comparable in size to the canyons in Yosemite and Zion national parks.
ACCESSION #
19117181

 

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