Information About

Takhin River

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 16' 26" N,
135 ° 40' 28" W

Region

Haines

Nearest City

Haines

Tributary to

Chilkat River

Tributaries

Takhin Glacier,

Length

16 mi (25.75 km)

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Takhin River in Detail.

About

heads in Takhin Glacier, flows E to Chilkat River, 6 mi. NW of McClellan Flats, and 19 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts.

History

Tlingit Indian name reported in 1880 by the U.S. Navy as Takheen River. Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map) show it as Takhin.

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