Shiniak (historical) in Bethel (CA) Borough AK


Shiniak (historical), Bethel (CA) Borough, Alaska

Shiniak (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Bethel (CA) Borough.

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Feature Name: Shiniak (historical)
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Populated Place
Class: Populated Place
Description: on E shore of Kuskokwim Bay, N of Kanektok River, 50 mi. NW of Goodnews, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
History: Former Eskimo village reported as "Shiniagmiut," meaning "Shiniak people," by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). Recorded as "Shineyagamute" by Ivan Petroff in the 1880 U.S. Census. Its population in 1880 was 40; in 1890, 7. The Moravian missionaries had a warehouse here in 1910, which appeared on some maps as "Mission Warehouse."
Borough: Bethel (CA) Borough
Latitude: 59.7999992371
Longitude: -161.949996948
GNIS ID: 1896601

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