Information About

Kaskanak

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 16' 60" N,
156 ° 10' 60" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

98 ft (29.87 m)

Kaskanak in Detail.

About

on right bank of Kvichak River, 85 mi. NE of Dillingham, Bristol Bay Low.

History

This Eskimo village was first mentioned by Ivan Petroff in the 10th Census of 1880 as "Kaskinakh village." It was called "Kaskanakh village" in the 1890 Census. The name was spelled "Kaskanak" in 1890 by A. B. Schanz in Frank Leslie's Newspaper. The population in 1880 was 119; in 1890, 66; it is no longer permanently occupied.

Places Near Kaskanak
Streams:

Ben Courtny Creek, Kaskanak Creek, Ole Creek, Pecks Creek,

Cities:

Kaskanak,