on Dchukchi Sea coast, 29 mi. NE of village of Point Hope, Arctic Slope.
Named in 1826 by Captain Beechey (1831, map on p. 328), Royal Navy (RN), for Charles Lewis of his party. According to U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1950, the Eskimo name is "Ee=ree=nick (Irinik)" meaning "falling rocks."
Aivik Creek, Alkalugen Creek, Angolik Creek, Kapaloak Creek, Kay Creek, Kilikralik Creek, Kiliktakgot Creek, Kooklooktuk Creek, Niak Creek, Niak Creek, Okrurat Creek, Selin Creek, Sigrikpak Creek, Siniktaneyak Creek, Ukinyak Creek,