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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 6' 0" N, 165 ° 46' 60" W
  • Region: North Slope
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  • Elevation: 30 ft (9.14 m)


on Saligvik Ridge, 1 mi. NW of mouth of Ogotoruk Creek and 5.5 mi. SE of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope

Eskimo name meaning "little food bag (poke)" or "seal's stomach" which the bluff resembles; reported as "Akhortoruk" in 1962 by W. O. Pruitt, Jr. of University of Alaska.



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