Akoviknak Lagoon

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 12' 1.275" N, 166 ° 1' 50.57" W
  • Region: North Slope
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NW-SE trending lagoon on the coast of the Chukchi Sea, just S of Angayukak Creek and 4.2 mi NNW of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope. 2 miles long.

Named in 1962 by Project Chariot personnel for nearby Akoviknak Mountain and is an Eskimo name reported to mean "one that resembles a White Whale.



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