Information About

Kwatahein Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 36' 2" N,
134 ° 14' 13" W

Region

Petersburg (CA)

Uses

Kwatahein Creek in Detail.

About

flows W to Bay of Pillars, on W coast of Kuiu I., Alex. Arch.

History

Tlingit Indian name reported in 1900 as "Quat-a-hein Creek," probably from "x'eitah-hin," meaning "trout river," by Lieutenant Commander J. F. Moser, commander of U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (USBF) steamer Albatross.