Information About

Holokuk River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Holokuk River on The Map

Location

61 ° 32' 13" N,
158 ° 35' 39" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Tributary to

Kuskokwim River

Tributaries

Gold Run,

Length

45 mi (72.42 km)

Elevation

105 ft (32 m)

Uses

Holokuk River in Detail.

About

flows NE and NW 45 mi. to Kuskokwim River 31 mi. E of Aniak; Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mts.

History

Eskimo name derived from the word, variously "olo," "ulo" or "ulu" meaning "stone Knife," obtained in 1898 from trader, A. Lind, and spelled "Wloyukuk" by J. E. Spurr and W. S. Post, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). present spelling, locally used, was reported in 1945 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).