Agate Rock

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 68 ° 8' 6" N, 165 ° 57' 23" W
  • Region: North Slope
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  • Elevation: 522 ft (159.11 m)

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About
Overlooking the Chukchi Sea about 1.2 mi SE of Cape Thompson, Arctoc Slope.

History
Named in 1906 by A. J. Collier, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) because it is composed of various colored rock beds arched into an anticline, giving the appearance of a "bulls eye" agate when viewed from a distance.

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