flows S 6 mi. to Ahrnklin River, 7 mi. W of Harlequin Lake and 20 mi. SE of Yakutat; Malaspina Coastal Plain.
A Tlingit Indian name reported as "R(eka) Aantlen," or "Antlen River," by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 7), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), who applied the name to the entire length of what is now the Ahrnklin River. "Ahrn-Klin" by Lieutenant Commander Moser (1902, pl. 43), U.S. Navy (USN).