Aghsit Point

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 63 ° 37' 39" N, 171 ° 47' 57" W
  • Region: Nome (CA)
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6.5 mi NE of Vngyat Point and 0.6 mi SW of Upapak Point, on the W coast of Saint Lawrence Island, 11 mi. S of Gambell.

Eskimo name; recorded in 1965 by Orth as Okhsit, meaning animal resting place, and refers specifically to seals. The name appears to have been first recorded during the Bunnell-Geist Expedition of 1927, 1928, or 1929.



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