Pupik Hills

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 6' 18" N, 157 ° 20' 22" W
  • Region: Northwest Arctic
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  • Elevation: 2451 ft (747.06 m)
  • Parent: Brooks Range


extend E-W between Aniuk River and Fauna Creek, 10 mi. SW of Howard Pass, Brooks Range

Eskimo name obtained at Noatak in 1956 by Orth, and reported to mean "tail". The hills were probably so named because they form a tail-like appendage from the main mountain range.



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