Information About

Kiglapak Mountains

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 9' 15" N,
161 ° 38' 45" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Elevation

850 ft (259.08 m)

Uses

Kiglapak Mountains in Detail.

About

trend W 2.5 mi. from junction of Sphinx Creek and Tunulik River, 4 mi. NW of Goodnews; Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mts.

History

Eskimo name reported to mean "big saw tooth mountains," which refers to the rugged character of the mountains. obtained about 1951 by J. M. Hoare, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), from C. B. Michael, missinary at Quinhagak.