Kiana

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 66 ° 58' 30" N, 160 ° 25' 22" W
  • Region: Northwest Arctic
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  • Elevation: 92 ft (28.04 m)

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About
Located on the right bank of Kobuk River, 28 mi. NW of Selawik, Hogatza High.

History
Eskimo village, which probably obtained its permanency as a supply center for the Squirrel River placer mines about 1909. Reported by H.M. Eakin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1910; was established in 1915. Population 115 in 1930; 167 in 1939; and 181 in 1950 (Orth, 1967).

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