Akiknaak Peaks

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 67 ° 47' 32" N, 157 ° 38' 41" W
  • Region: Northwest Arctic
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  • Elevation: 1965 ft (598.93 m)
  • Parent: Brooks Range


extends 4 mi. on S side of Noatak River valley, 33 mi. SW of Howard Pass; Brooks Range

Eskimo name meaning "against (along side)"; obtained in 1956 at Shungnak, Noatak, and Kobuk by Orth. separate peaks "stand against the other mountains."



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