Information About

Nikishka

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 42' 10" N,
151 ° 24' 10" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

85 ft (25.91 m)

Uses

Nikishka in Detail.

About

on the W coast of Kenai Peninsula 10 mi. NNW of Kenai; Alaska.

History

Former Tanaina Indian village and boat landing reported as "Nikishka No. 1" in 1912 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). The village is now utilized primarily as a wharf and petroleum handling facility, according to the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) Coast Pilot (1964, p. 78). See Nikishka No. 3.