Agiak Lagoon

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 68 ° 54' 50.259" N, 164 ° 30' 31.857" W
  • Region: North Slope
  • Elevation: 7 ft / 2 m

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About
on Chukchi Sea coast, E of Cape Sabine and W of mouth of Mutaktuk Creek, 38 mi. NW of Mount Kelly, Arctic Slope

History
Eskimo name meaning "to file (or rub)" obtained at Point Lay and reported in 1956 by Orth; so called because the shoreward side of the offshore bar is serrated and resembles teeth of a file (Chapman and Sable, 1960, p.52).

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