flows SW to Alatna River, 25 mi. NE of Walker Lake, Brooks Range
Indian name of unknown meaning reported by Robert Marshall in 1931. The Eskimo names "Akoblooiek" reported by Mendenhall (1902, pl. 4), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), or "A-koo-loo-ik" reported by Stoney (1900, map), U.S. Navy (USN), are similar to the present-day name "Akabluak" for a nearby pass.