Alakanuk

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 62 ° 41' 20" N, 164 ° 36' 55" W
  • Region: Wade Hampton (CA)
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  • Elevation: 10 ft (3.05 m)

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About
population 278, at E entrance to Alakanuk Pass, 6 mi. SW of Kwiguk, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

History
Eskimo village reported in 1899 by G. R. Putnam, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). Its population was 61 in 1939 and 140 in 1950. A post office was established here in 1946 (Ricks, 1965, p. 3).

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