Pogoreshapka (historical) is a cultural feature (locale) in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Pogoreshapka (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||on right bank of Yukon River about 20 mi. below Holy Cross, Innoko Low.|
|History:||Eskimo village or camp reported with a population of 121 by Petroff in the 1880 Census (1884, p. 12). W.H. Dall gave Gagara-Shapka as the Russian name, meaning loon cap for the village where the natives made birdskin caps (for which Pogoreshapka (burnt hat) is a mistake) (Hodge, 1910, p. 272). Dagorashapka was the name applied in 1869 to a nearby mountain by Captain C.W. Raymond, U.S. Engineers.|
|Borough:||Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough|
|Search for:||Pogoreshapka (historical) Address & Phone Number|
(7.4 miles WSW)
Gost Creek, AK
(15.7 miles NNE)