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Quick Facts

  • Location: 67 ° 34' 16" N, 162 ° 57' 55" W
  • Region: Northwest Arctic
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  • Elevation: 52 ft (15.85 m)


pop 275, on right bank of Noatak River, 37 mi. NE of Cape Krusenstern, Arctic Slope.

Eskimo village listed by Ivan Petroff in the 1880 Census as "Noatagamute," i.e. "Noatak (River) people." The population was 121 in 1910; 164 in 1920; 212 in 1930; 336 in 1939; and 326 in 1950. The Noatak post office was established in 1940 (Ricks, 1965, p. 46).



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