Information About

Alakanuk Pass

Quick Facts

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Location

62 ° 43' 3" N,
164 ° 43' 12" W

Region

Wade Hampton (CA)

Tributary to

Yukon River

Length

11 mi (17.7 km)

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Alakanuk Pass in Detail.

About

in distributary system of Yukon River, trends W from Kwikluak Pass to Norton Sound, 11 mi. W of Kwiguk, Yukon-Kuskokwin Delta. 11 miles long.

History

Eskimo name obtained in 1899 by G. R. Putnam, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). According to U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) report in 1950, it means wrong way or mistakes.