Information About

Chilchitna River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Chilchitna River on The Map

Location

60 ° 29' 16" N,
155 ° 38' 15" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Tributary to

Mulchatna River

Length

35 mi (56.33 km)

Elevation

715 ft (217.93 m)

Uses

Chilchitna River in Detail.

About

heads at 602700N, 1544000W, flows W to Mulchatna River, 45 mi. NW of Nondalton, Lime Hills. 35 miles long.

History

Indian name reported in 1914 as "Chalchitna" by R. H. Sargent, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), who obtained it from Thomas Hanmore, U.S. Commissioner at Iliamna. The name was published by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), however, as "Chilchitna."