Anaktuvuk Pass

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 8' 47" N, 151 ° 43' 21" W
  • Region: North Slope
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  • Elevation: 2182 ft (665.07 m)


between headwaters of Anaktuvuk and John Rivers, SE of Soakpak Mtn., Brooks Range;

Named by W. J. Peters, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1901. He wrote, "being satisfied that the mountains could be crossed through this pass, which I called Anaktuvuk, from the northward-flowing river that it leads to * * *" (Schrader, 1904, p. 2).



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