Information About

Chitistone River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Chitistone River on The Map

Location

61 ° 25' 4" N,
142 ° 35' 48" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Tributary to

Nizina River

Tributaries

Glacier Creek,

Length

20 mi (32.19 km)

Elevation

1637 ft (498.96 m)

Uses

Chitistone River in Detail.

About

flows SW from Chitistone Pass to Nizina River, 12 mi. E of McCarthy, 20 miles long.

History

Named in 1885 by Lieutenant Allen (1887, p. 52), USA, "on account of the copper map. The word "chiti" is Indian for copper, and with the English word "stone" to the stream later known as "Nizina River."

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