Punuk Lagoon

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 68 ° 56' 44.52" N, 164 ° 8' 40.08" W
  • Region: North Slope
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  • Elevation: 10 ft (3.05 m)

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on Chukchi Sea coast, 11 mi. E of Cape Sabine; Arctic Slope.

History
Eskimo name reported in 1950 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) as Punuck Lagoon. See Punuk Creek. The name is reported to mean "skinny" (Chapman and Sable, 1960, p. 54).

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