of W channel of Sagavanirtok River, near E entrance to Prudhoe Bay, 24 mi. SE of Beechey Point, Arctic Plain
So named by Franklin, (1828, p. 159), Royal Navy (RN), Aug. 16, 1826. Leffingwell (1919, p. 89) writes, "no inlet exists, unless it is the western mouth of the river." Marcus Baker (1905, p. 685) spells it Yarboro.