Information About

Swikshak River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Swikshak River on The Map

Location

58 ° 36' 24" N,
153 ° 46' 43" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Nearest City

Port Lions

Length

6.5 mi (10.46 km)

Swikshak River in Detail.

About

Heads at glacier terminus, on the NE coast of the Alaska Peninsula, in Katmai Natinal Monument, flows S through Swikshak Lagoon, 6.5 mi to Shelikof Strait; Aleutian Range

History

Name derived from Swikshak Bay and published on a 1952 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map.

Places Near Swikshak River
Cities:

Kaguyak,

Archipelagos:

Shakun Islets,

Bays:

Swikshak Bay, Swikshak Lagoon,

Capes:

Cape Chiniak, Cape Nukshak,

Islands:

Nukshak Island, Shakun Rock,

Mountains:

Fourpeaked Mountain,

Rivers:

Big River, Swikshak River,