Asses Ears

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 65 ° 44' 45" N, 163 ° 11' 22" W
  • Region: Northwest Arctic
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  • Elevation: 1824 ft (555.96 m)


extend 200 feet above bench, 2 mi. SE of Black Butte and 8 mi. N of Imuruk Lake; Seward Peninsula High.

so named August 11, 1816, by Lieutenant Otto von Kotzebue (1821, p. 223), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), because "its summit is in the form of two asses' ears" (Baker, 1906, p. 107). Moffit (1905, pl. 5 and p. 27-28), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).



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