Information About

Katzehin River

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 11' 51" N,
135 ° 17' 26" W

Region

Haines

Length

12 mi (19.31 km)

Uses

Katzehin River in Detail.

About

heads at terminus of Meade Glacier, flows W to Chilkoot Inlet, 2.4 mi. E of Battery Point and 18 mi. S of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Tlingit Indian name reported as Chkazehin by Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map). It was spelled "Katsehin" by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 203) and "Katschin" on Chart 3091 in 1898.

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