Information About

Kawokhawik Island

Quick Facts

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Location

62 ° 46' 51" N,
164 ° 49' 19" W

Region

Wade Hampton (CA)

Uses

Kawokhawik Island in Detail.

About

in Yukon Delta between Kawokhawik Slough and Kwiguk Pass, 8.5 mi. W of Kwiguk, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

History

Eskimo name meaning "overnight camp" reported in 1952 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS); so called because "in the days before outboard motors there was a camp here for overnight trips***."