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Koichpak, I came to a range of hills and a cape called by the Indians Askanyok where I found a channel with 9 fathoms of water, but no harbor against a Southwest or Westerly wind. Learning at this place that Kujunuk or the extreme southern mouth of the Koichpak is so shallow as to be barely navigable for bidarras at low water I deemed it useless to proceed farther South, so set out on my return. [[Ljagoskius?]] chart is by no means correct, having been made by him without his ever having been near any of the mouths with the exception of the Aphoon. As far as I could learn there is 6 mouths besides several sloughs that empty into the sea. The Kiochpak river which he has laid down as one of the mouths is another river, and is from 20 to 25 miles South of the Koosiloac. Here there is a channel with from 3 to 6 fathoms at low tide but the channel is very narrow and crooked, in many places not exceeding 1/4 of a mile. In the River near the right hand bank going in one mile from the mouth is from 5 to 8 fathoms. At the mouth of the Koosiloac which is the principal mouth of the Koichpak there is a channel running in a Southerly direction with 15 feet of water in the most shallow place at low tide. The rise and fall of tide is 5 feet, average tides.
"Ljagoskius" is likely Lavrenty Zagoskin, who explored Alaska. Aphoon=place name
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