Allen River

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 67 ° 22' 8.004" N, 152 ° 1' 55.992" W
  • Region: Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 801 ft (244.14 m)


flows S 38 mi. to John River, 8 mi. S of Gunsight Mtn. and 51 mi. W of Wiseman; Brooks Range

named in 1930 by Robert Marshall for Lieutenant General Henry Tureman Allen (1859-1930), USA, "the first white man to penetrate north of the Arctic Circle in the Koyukuk drainage. chosen) would seem an especially appropriate feature * * * because his most northerly point * * * reached was on the drainage of the John River less than thirty miles below the mouth of the proposed Allen River."



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