in the Kenai Peninsula Borough
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Geography and Climate
- Salamatof is on the Kenai Peninsula, on the east shore of Cook Inlet at the mouth of Salamatof Creek, 5.5 miles northwest of the City of Kenai.
- Winter temperatures range from 4 to 22 °F; Summer temperatures vary from 46 to 65 °F. Average annual precipitation is 20 inches.
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History and Culture
- Salamatof was first reported in 1911 by the U.S. Geological Survey as a Dena'ina Indian village.
- A portion of the Salamatof population are Athabascan, although the surrounding area on the Kenai Peninsula is largely non-Native.
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Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- The Sterling Highway connects to Alaska's statewide road system. Float planes can land at Arness Lake and Lower Salamatof. Close-by Kenai offers an airport and docking facilities.
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