Skagway River in Skagway Borough AK


Skagway River, Skagway Borough, Alaska

Skagway River is a physical feature (stream) in Skagway Borough. The primary coordinates for Skagway River places it within the AK 99840 ZIP Code delivery area.

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Feature Name: Skagway River
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Stream
Description: Heads at glacier terminus in British Columbia, Canada, flows southwest across Alaska-Canada boundary, to Taiya Inlet, 0.65 km (0.4 mi) southwest of Skagway.
History: A Tlingit Indian name said to mean "home of the north wind." Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map) recorded "Schkague." In 1891 Lieutenant Commander Nichols, U.S. Navy (USN), wrote "Shkagway."
Borough: Skagway Borough
Latitude: 59.44972229
Longitude: -135.331115723
GNIS ID: 1414755

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Nearby Cities, Towns & CDPs

Skagway, AK (< 0.1 mile)
Lutak, AK (11.2 miles SW)
Haines, AK (15.8 miles SSW)
Klukwan, AK (19.7 miles W)

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Tanani, AK (13.1 miles SSW)
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