Amo Creek

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 56' 51" N, 160 ° 16' 16" W
  • Region: North Slope
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 1736 ft (529.13 m)


heads in lake N of Meat Mtn., flows NE to Colville River, 13 mi. NW of Noluck Lake, Arctic Slope; 18 miles long.

So named by geologists in 1950 "from an Eskimo name for wolf (amaguk), because several wolves were seen in this vicinity" (Chapman and Sable, 1960, p. 52), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).



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