Purcell Mountains

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 66 ° 17' 14" N, 157 ° 17' 45" W
  • Region: Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)
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  • Elevation: 2841 ft (865.94 m)


Thirty miles S of Shungnak, bounded on the N by the Selawik River, on the S by Billy Hawk Creek, on the E by Wheeler Creek, and on the W by Ingruksukruk Creek, Hogatza High.

Local name reported by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1965 to have been in use for 60 years; derived from Purcell Mountain, the highest point in the mountains.



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