Noorvik

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  • Location: 66 ° 50' 18" N, 161 ° 1' 58" W
  • Region: Northwest Arctic
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About
population 384, on right bank of Nazuruk Channel Kobuk River, 33 mi. NW of Selawik, Kotzebur=Kobuk Low.

History
Eskimo village, at or near a camp or village, called "Oksik" on a manuscript map dated 1908, by an unknown author. The Noorvik post office was established in 1937. Its population was 280 in 1920; 198 in 1930; 211 in 1939; and 248 in 1950.

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