Buckstock River

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 20' 32" N, 159 ° 13' 15" W
  • Region: Bethel (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Length: 33 mi (53.11 km)
  • Elevation: 154 ft (46.94 m)
  • Tributary to: Aniak River

Details

About
heads in Kuskokwim Mts. and flows NW to Aniak River 18 mi. SE of Aniak, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. 33 miles long.

History
Local name reported by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1919; derived from the Eskimo word reported to be "buksta(k)" meaning "swampy river." There is a Doestock Creek 15 miles to the north.

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