Information About

Kanuti River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Kanuti River on The Map

Location

66 ° 26' 48" N,
152 ° 59' 51" W

Region

Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)

Tributary to

Koyukuk River

Length

175 mi (281.64 km)

Elevation

381 ft (116.13 m)

Uses

Kanuti River in Detail.

About

flows W to Koyukuk River, 13 mi. SW of Allakaket, Kokrines-Hodzana High.

History

Koyukuk Indian name obtained in 1885 by Lieutenant Allen (1887, p. 97), USA, who spelled it "Konootena." It is said to mean "Old Man's River," which would account for the name "Old Man River" used by some prospectors from 1898 to 1913.