Twentymile River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTwentymile River
Twentymile River at its delta at the Seward Highway bridge. (Portage Peak in the background)
|Main source||Various small glaciers|
|River mouth||Turnagain Arm
0 m (0 ft)
|Length||20 mi (32 km)|
The Twentymile River is a river near the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. It rises in a remote valley from meltwater of several small glaciers in the Chugach Mountains and flows out into a large, wide valley where it receives the water of the Moraine and Glacier rivers. Eventually, the river empties into Turnagain Arm after flowing 20 miles (32 km) to a broad marshy delta alongside the deltas of Portage Creek and the Placer River. Contrary to popular belief, the source of the river is not Twentymile Glacier.
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