Information About

Kakhtul River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Kakhtul River on The Map

Location

59 ° 51' 0" N,
156 ° 40' 0" W

Region

Dillingham (CA)

Elevation

305 ft (92.96 m)

Kakhtul River in Detail.

About

flows NW 20 mi. to Mulchatna River, 86 mi. NE of Dillingham; Bristol Bay Low.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1890 as "Kokhtuli," meaning "woods," by A. B. Schanz in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. river was spelled "Kakhtul" on the 1890 Census map. called "Kakhtut" in 1898 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), published it as the "Kakhtul River." show the lower part as "Swan River."

Places Near Kakhtul River
Mountain Ranges:

Stuyahok Hills,

Rivers:

Kakhtul River, Stuyahok River, Swan River,

Streams:

Old Man Creek,