Information About

Akillik River

Quick Facts

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Location

67 ° 11' 58" N,
158 ° 36' 14" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

52 ft (15.85 m)

Uses

Akillik River in Detail.

About

heads in lake, flows SW to Hunt River, 2.8 mi. NE of that stream's junction with Kobuk River and 44 mi. NW of Shungnak, Brooks Range. 35 miles long.

History

Eskimo name meaning something on the other side or across; obtained at Shungnak in 1956 by Orth.

Places Near Akillik River
Lakes:

Ahnewetut Lake,

Rivers:

Akillik River, Hunt River,

Streams:

Ahnewetut Creek, Akiak Creek, Nekakte Creek, Niaktuvik Creek,