Anak Creek

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 69 ° 14' 35" N, 153 ° 52' 23" W
  • Region: North Slope
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 338 ft (103.02 m)


Flows S to Maybe Creek about 30 mi upstream from its mouth, 21 mi. E of head of Kpikpuk River, Arctic Slope. 11 miles long.

Eskimo name (anaq) meaning "excrement," and generally referring to animal dung as a sign for hunting purposes. The name was reported in 1956 by T. E. Taylor, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).



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