Information About

Cape Krusenstern

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Cape Krusenstern on The Map

Location

67 ° 7' 41" N,
163 ° 44' 43" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Uses

Cape Krusenstern in Detail.

About

on Chukchi Sea coast, N point of entrance to Kotzebue Sound, 35 mi. NW of Kotzebue; Kotzebue-Kobuk Low.

History

on August 14, 1816, Lieutenant Otto von Kotzebue, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), wrote "we reached the promontory, which forms the north entrance to the sound, which recieved the name of Krusenstern." for Admiral Adam Johann von Krusenstern, first Russian circumnavigator, 1803-04. west of Ingitkalik Mountain were not seen at that time and Kotzebue applied the name to this promontory. "Killianuk" was recorded by Reverend Stuck (1920, p. 85) in 1918.

Places Near Cape Krusenstern
Capes:

Cape Krusenstern,

Cliffs:

Ugrurak Bluff,

Hills:

Eigaloruk Mountain, Naglatuk Hill,

Lakes:

Kasik Lagoon, Krusenstern Lagoon, Tasaychek Lagoon, Tulilik Lake,

Mountain Passes:

Atiligorak Inlet,

Mountain Ranges:

Kakagrak Hills,

Rivers:

Evelukpalik River,

Streams:

Evelupkpalik Creek,

Routes:

Itiptigvik,