Ambresvajun Lake

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 35' 38.749" N, 143 ° 45' 20.485" W
  • Region: North Slope
  • Nearest City: Arctic Village
  • Uses:
  • Length: 0.5 mi (0.8 km)
  • Elevation: 2270 ft (691.9 m)


Getting There

Ambresvajun Lake lies in Sheenjek River valley off the east banks of the east tributary to Sheenjek River, 17 mi. NW of Table Mtn. and 56 mi. NE of arctic Village, Brooks Range; 0.5 mile long.

The lake is primarily in the open with sparse spruce tree primarily on its eastern shore.

Draba porsildii specimen were collected here by G.A. Mulligan and/or S.I. Warwick. CBIF Collection Number: 10493. As well as American Dwarf Birch specimen 86166 referenced by the University of Illinois.

Kutchin Indian name obtained in 1956 by T. E. Taylor, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).



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