Information About

Barnum Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 15' 5" N,
161 ° 22' 52" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Elevation

89 ft (27.13 m)

Uses

Barnum Creek in Detail.

About

flows SE to Goodnews River, 13 mi. NE of Goodnews, Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mts. 13 miles long.

History

Name reported in 1919 by G. L. Harrington (in Brooks and others, 1921, pl. 7), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Its Eskimo name is "Avgun," meaning "dividing" and is similar to "Avan" found in the north.