Information About

Cape Dyer

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Cape Dyer on The Map

Location

68 ° 39' 10" N,
166 ° 13' 36" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

456 ft (138.99 m)

Uses

Cape Dyer in Detail.

About

on Chukchi Sea coast, 16 mi. S of Cape Lisburne, Arctic Slope.

History

Named about 1827 by Captain Beechey (1831, map p. 328). The Eskimo name for Cape Dyer, as well as the old village, is Capaloa (Kapaloak), according to J. B. Driggs, a Point Hope missionary (Collier, 1906, p. 44).