Skimo Creek

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 68 ° 19' 53" N, 151 ° 52' 23" W
  • Region: North Slope
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 2251 ft (686.1 m)


flows to Tiglukpuk Creek, 14 mi. N of Anaktuvuk Pass, Brooks Range

So named in 1950 by W.W. Patton and A.S. Keller, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because "A small band of Eskimos (sic) were camped on this creek when the field party was in the area. Skimo is derived from the word Eskimo."



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