Shaktoolik

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 64 ° 20' 2" N, 161 ° 9' 14" W
  • Region: Nome (CA)
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  • Elevation: 23 ft (7.01 m)

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About
On the E shore of Norton Sound, 12 mi SE of the entrance to Norton Bay, Cape Denbigh, Nulato Hills.

History
Eskimo village reported in 1842-44 by Lieutenant L. A. Zagoskin, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), who recorded it as "Tshakhtog-myut." The population was 60 in 1880; 38 in 1890; 73 office was located here from 1930 to 1933 and from 1944 to 1949 (Ricks, 1965, p . 58).

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