Takhin River

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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,


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

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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