Information About

Mulchatna River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Mulchatna River on The Map

Location

59 ° 38' 40" N,
157 ° 6' 55" W

Region

Dillingham (CA)

Tributary to

Nushagak River

Tributaries

Beaver Creek, Bonanza Creek,

Length

160 mi (257.5 km)

Elevation

151 ft (46.02 m)

Mulchatna River in Detail.

Getting There


About

heads at Turquoise Lake, flows SW to Nushagak River, 65 mi. NE of Dillingham, Bristol Bay Low.


History

Eskimo name reported as "Molchatna" by Ivan Petroff in the 1880 U.S. Census; shown as "Pahls-chat-nok or Mul-chat-na" by H. C. Fasset, U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF), on a 1910 manuscript map. "Mulchatna" reportedly conforms to the local pronounciation.