Information About

Chibukak Point

Quick Facts

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Location

63 ° 47' 6" N,
171 ° 40' 26" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Uses

Chibukak Point in Detail.

About

Point formed by the steep, flat-topped bluff on the N end of Sevuokuk Mtn. at the narrowest (NW) end of Saint Lawrence Island.

History

In 1849, Captain M. D. Tebenkov, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), published "Mys NW (Northwest)" as the name of this point and showed the Eskimo village of Chibukak on the cape.