Takhin River

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 59 ° 16' 26" N, 135 ° 40' 28" W
  • Region: Haines
  • Nearest City: Haines
  • Uses:
  • Length: 16 mi (25.75 km)
  • Elevation: 10 ft (3.05 m)
  • Tributary to: Chilkat River
  • Tributaries: Takhin Glacier,

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About
heads in Takhin Glacier, flows E to Chilkat River, 6 mi. NW of McClellan Flats, and 19 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts.

History
Tlingit Indian name reported in 1880 by the U.S. Navy as Takheen River. Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map) show it as Takhin.

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