Information About

Tikchik Lake

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 57' 12" N,
158 ° 18' 6" W

Region

Dillingham (CA)

Length

10 mi (16.09 km)

Elevation

305 ft (92.96 m)

Uses

Tikchik Lake in Detail.

About

Extends east from Nuyakuk Lake to head of Nuyakuk River, 63 miles northeast of Dillingham, Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mountains.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1891 as "Tikshik," variously written "Tikchik" and "Tukshik," by A. B. Schanz in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Ivan Petroff, in the 1880 Census, recorded the name as "Lake Nushagak, but this may also apply to Lake Beverley." The Eskimo names, "Nu-ya-kok" and "Nuyukuk", appear on a 1910 manuscript map by H. C. Fasset, U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF). The name "Tikchik Lake" was adopted because of the long local usage.

Places Near Tikchik Lake
Lakes:

Tikchik Lake,

Mountains:

Agenuk Mountain, Tikchik Mountain,

Rivers:

Tikchik River,

Streams:

Koneruk Creek,

Cities:

Tikchik (historical),

Waterfalls:

Tikchik Falls,