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.
|Feature Name:||Skagway River|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|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."|
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(< 0.1 mile)
Lutak, AK (11.2 miles SW)
(15.8 miles SSW)
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(13.1 miles SSW)
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