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  • Location: 63 ° 41' 39" N, 170 ° 28' 44" W
  • Region: Nome (CA)
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On Savoonga Point in the central part of the N coast of Saint Lawrence Island, 39 mi. SE of Gambell.

This is a relatively new Eskimo village with a population of 139 in 1930; 209 in 1939; and 249 in 1950. A 1965 census shows a population of 397. The Savoonga post office was established in 1934.



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