Singaruak Creek

Open in The Map Singaruak Creek on The Map | No Reviews. Leave the first review

Quick Facts

  • Location: 71 ° 4' 39" N, 157 ° 11' 48" W
  • Region: North Slope
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 23 ft (7.01 m)


flows N to Chukchi Sea, 18 mi. SW. of Barrow, Arctic Plain.

Eskimo name which refers in meaning to the stream's estuary-like mouth. The stream has been important because of a well established campsite near its mouth. The name seems to have been first recorded as "Sinrarua" by British naval officers, 1849-53, and published on British Admiralty (Brit. Adm.) Chart 593 (Baker, 1906). Lieutenant P. H. Ray (1885, map) crossed the stream in 1883 with an Eskimo guide, and spelled the name "Singaroo."



Sign in to send us feedback.
Let us know how you think this page on Singaruak Creek could be improved, what questions were left unanswered.
If you have concerns about Singaruak Creek, send those in and we will forward those on to proper care takers.
If you have insights you would like to share we welcome those as well.