Innoko River in summer
|Source||south of Cloudy Mountain|
|- location||Innoko National Wildlife Refuge|
|- elevation||2,325 ft (709 m) |
|- location||1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Holy Cross|
|- elevation||26 ft (8 m) |
|Length||500 mi (805 km) |
The Innoko River[pronunciation?] is a 500-mile (800 km) tributary of the Yukon River in the U.S. state of Alaska. It flows north from its origin south of Cloudy Mountain in the Kuskokwim Mountains and then southwest to meet the larger river across from Holy Cross.
Innoko is a Deg Hit’an name for the river. The Russian colonial administrators also called the river Shiltonotno, Legon or Tlegon, Chagelyuk or Shageluk and Ittege at various times in the 19th century.
- Derived by entering source coordinates in Google Earth.
- "Innoko River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. March 31, 1981. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
- Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2010. pp. 100, 131. ISBN 978-0-89933-289-5.
- Bright, William (2004). Native American Place Names of the United States. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 184. ISBN 0-8061-3576-X. Retrieved November 7, 2011.
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