Information About

Kupluruak Point

Quick Facts

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Location

70 ° 22' 21" N,
159 ° 57' 36" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Kupluruak Point in Detail.

About

between Ivisaruk and Kuk Rivers, 18 mi. S of Wainwright, Arctic Plain.

History

According to the Eskimo at Wainwright in 1965, the name "Kuvlurak," meaning "thumb," is applied to the point of land constricting the mouth of the Ivisaruk River S of Neakok I.