Information About

Northwest Cape

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Northwest Cape on The Map

Location

63 ° 47' 5" N,
171 ° 44' 33" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Uses

Northwest Cape in Detail.

About

1.7 mi W of the base of Sevuokuk Mountain, in the NW end of Saint Lawrence Island.

History

Site of the settlement of Gambell. Descriptive name given in 1849 by Captain M. D. Tebenkov (1852, map 3) Imperial Russian Navy (IRN). See Chibukak, Cape.