Information About

Kwikluak

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Location

62 ° 36' 2" N,
164 ° 43' 27" W

Region

Wade Hampton (CA)

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

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Kwikluak in Detail.

About

on S bank of Kwikluak Pass, Yukon Delta, 12.5 mi. SW of Kwiguk, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

History

Eskimo village which, according to Lieutenant L. A. Zagoskin, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), in 1842-44, was mentioned in 1832 by Alexander Glazanov. Zagoskin spelled it "Kvikhlyuak." G. R. Putnam, US@C&GS, recorded the name "Kaoklorokamiut" in 1899.