Chitina River

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heads at Chitina Glacier, flows WNW 112 mi. to Copper River, 1.2 mi. E of Chitina and 66 mi. NE of Valdez; Chugach Mts. 112 miles long.

Indian name meaning "copper river" reported by Dall (1870, p. 272) who spelled it "Chechitno" and "Chetchitno." H. T. Allen, USA, spelled it "Chittyna" in 1885. was spelled various ways by later explorers.



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