Information About

Ayakulik River

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 11' 56" N,
154 ° 32' 10" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Elevation

85 ft (25.91 m)

Uses

Ayakulik River in Detail.

About

heads in lake 11 mi. SSW of Karluk, flows S to Pacific Ocean 2 mi. SE of Ayakulik I., on W coast of Kodiak I. 28 miles long.

History

Aleut (?) name; published as "R(eka) Ayakulik" or "Ayakulik River," by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 22), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). Baker (1906, p. 110) wrote, among the local cannery men it is known as 'Red River' * * *." The name "R(eka) Krasnaya" meaning "Red River," was applied to a stream six miles NW of the mouth of the Ayakulik River, by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 22), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). See Red River.