heads in Hayden Glacier, flows SE 5 mi. to Grand Wash, 7 mi. NW of Blizhni Point and 25 mi. NW of Yakutat; St. Elias Mts.
native name given as "R(eka) Kvik," or "Kvik River," by Captain Tebenkov (1852, map 7), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). stream is called "Grand Wash."