Information About

Hunt River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Hunt River on The Map

Location

67 ° 12' 45" N,
158 ° 34' 44" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

49 ft (14.94 m)

Hunt River in Detail.

About

heads at 674000N, 1584800W, flows S to Kobuk River, 45 mi. NW of Shungnak, Brooks Range. 43 miles long.

History

Named by Lieutenant Stoney (1900, map), U.S. Navy (USN), in 1885, probably for one of his party. He recorded the Eskimo name as "Kon-gon-wik."