Yakchilak (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Bethel (CA) Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Yakchilak (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||on Helmick Point, 43 mi. SW of Bethel, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.|
|History:||Former Eskimo village reported in 1878 by E. W. Nelson, U. S. Signal Service, who gave its name as "Yukhtokialgamute." W. S. Post and J. E. Spurr, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), spelled the name "Yachtshilagamut," which they obtained in 1898 from J. H. Kilbuck, Moravian missionary.|
|Borough:||Bethel (CA) Borough|
(7.9 miles WNW)
(15.7 miles ESE)
(1.4 miles S)
(9.8 miles SE)