Information About

Newhalen River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Newhalen River on The Map

Location

59 ° 42' 48" N,
154 ° 53' 24" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Tributary to

Kvichak River

Tributaries

Bear Creek,

Length

22 mi (35.41 km)

Elevation

46 ft (14.02 m)

Uses

Newhalen River in Detail.

About

heads at Sixmile Lake, flows S to Iliamna Lake, 3 mi. S of Iliamna, Aleutian Range

History

eskimo name reported in 1891 as "Noghelin Painga," meaning "mouth of the Noghelin," by A. B. Schanz in 1890 Census. The present spelling was reported in 1900 by A. G. Maddren, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and represents pronunciation of the Eskimo name by English-speaking prospectors.