Akoviknak Mountain

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 12' 23" N, 166 ° 0' 11" W
  • Region: North Slope
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  • Elevation: 328 ft (99.97 m)


Trends NNW to SSE just E of Akoviknak Lagoon and 4.2 mi NNW of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope.

An Eskimo name reported to mean "one that resembles a White Whale." The name alludes to bumps on the whale's head represented by large boulders on the ridge according to W. O. Pruitt, University of Alaska, in 1962. Project Chariot personnel reported the name as "Ahviknuk" in 1962.



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