Talbiksok River

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 61 ° 41' 30" N, 161 ° 14' 46" W
  • Region: Wade Hampton (CA)
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  • Length: 80 mi (128.75 km)
  • Elevation: 26 ft (7.92 m)

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About
in distributary system of Yukon River, heads in Twelvemile Slough at 615330N1601130W, and flows SW 80 mi. to Portage Slough, 6.5 mi. S of Russian Mission; Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

History
Eskimo name reported in Russian by Lieutenant L. A. Zagoskin, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), 1842-44, as "R(eka) Talgaksyuak" and "R(eka) Talgiksyuak." Captain C. W. Raymond, USA, shows "Talbiksokh" on his 1869 map. This name was simplified by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1895 to "Talbiksok." 1951 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) field survey calls the feature "Tagalaviksak Slough."

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