Information About

Wood River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Wood River on The Map

Location

59 ° 3' 27" N,
158 ° 24' 37" W

Region

Dillingham (CA)

Tributaries

Agulowak River,

Uses

Wood River in Detail.

About

heads in Lake Aleknagik and flows SSE to join Nushagak River to form Nushagak Bay NE of Dillingham; Bristol Bay Low.

History

Local name published by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) in 1890. Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 3) Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), calls the stream "Alyagnagik" and Captain Tebenkof (1852, map 2), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), shows "Aleknagek," both obviously referring to the same Eskimo name.