Information About

Kaknau Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 23' 56" N,
137 ° 4' 31" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

13 ft (3.96 m)

Uses

Kaknau Creek in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, flows S to Palma Bay in Gulf of Alaska, 63 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Tlingit Indian name suggested by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1929. This is the name of an Indian village mentioned by Kruase (1956, p. 75), located in this valley. The word "kaknau" is reported to mean "grouse foot."