Anxiety Point

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 70 ° 18' 57" N, 147 ° 57' 41" W
  • Region: North Slope
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  • Elevation: 7 ft (2.13 m)


E tip and highest point of Howe I., in Sagavanirktok River Delta, Arctic Plain

Named "Point Anxiety" August 16, 1826, by Sir John Franklin (1828, p. 158); described as "the point we had so often attempted to reach."



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