Kahachi Miliuk, Arizona

Kahachi Miliuk is a populated place situated in Pima County, Arizona.[2] It is located in the Fresnal Canyon on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, and its name is derived from the three O'odham words: ge, aji, and meliwkud, meaning "big", "skinny" and "place where runners end a race" (or "finish line").[3][4] It has an estimated elevation of 2,956 feet (901 m) above sea level.[1]

Kahachi Miliuk, Arizona
Kahachi Miliuk is located in Arizona
Kahachi Miliuk
Kahachi Miliuk
Location within the state of Arizona
Kahachi Miliuk is located in the United States
Kahachi Miliuk
Kahachi Miliuk
Kahachi Miliuk (the United States)
Coordinates: 31°48′09″N 111°41′47″W / 31.80250°N 111.69639°WCoordinates: 31°48′09″N 111°41′47″W / 31.80250°N 111.69639°W
CountryUnited States
StateArizona
CountyPima
Elevation2,956 ft (901 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)520
FIPS code04-36485
GNIS feature ID24474

References

  1. ^ a b "Feature Detail Report for: Kahachi Miliuk". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Kahachi Miliuk (in Pima County, AZ) Populated Place Profile". AZ Hometown Locator. Retrieved December 1, 2016.
  3. ^ Hackenburg, Robert A.; Underhill, Ruth Murray; Xavier, Gwynneth H. (1974). Aboriginal land use and occupancy. New York City: Garland Publishing. p. 230.
  4. ^ Bright, William (2013). Native American Placenames of the Southwest: A Handbook for Travelers. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 48. ISBN 0806189142.
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