Ivisaruk River

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 70 ° 22' 40" N, 159 ° 58' 24" W
  • Region: North Slope
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heads at 694500N1604500W, flows NE 78 miles to Kuk River, 18 mi. S of Wainwright, Arctic Plain.

Eskimo Name reported in 1923 as "Ivisaurk" by Sidney Paige, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); probably the same as the Eskimo "ivishaq," meaning "red paint" or "iron oxide. "



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