Information About

Golden Horn

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 42' 39" N,
158 ° 55' 36" W

Region

Dillingham (CA)

Elevation

66 ft (20.12 m)

Uses

Golden Horn in Detail.

About

extends NW from W end of Lake Beverly, 48 mi. NW of Dillingham, Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mts. 6 miles long.

History

Local name reported in 1929 as "Golden Horn Bay" by U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries and as "Golden Horn" in 1931 by Gerald FitzGerald, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The Eskimo name "Kangektunok" was recorded on a 1910 manuscript map by H. C. Fasset, U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF).