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Nakhliwak (historical)

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Location

63 ° 2' 15" N,
163 ° 22' 60" W

Region

Wade Hampton (CA)

Elevation

26 ft (7.92 m)

Uses

Nakhliwak (historical) in Detail.

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on S bank of Apoon Pass, 1 mi. W of Pastol Bay and 40 mi. NE of Kwiguk, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

History

Eskimo village, now abandoned, reported in 1899 by R. L. Faris, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), as "Nachliwagimiut." This name is often applied to nearby Chaniliut, but cartographic usage has reapplied the name to a few existing cabins in the described location.