Information About

Pingu Bluff

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 23' 35" N,
166 ° 33' 30" W

Region

North Slope

Uses

Pingu Bluff in Detail.

About

on barrier bar between Chukchi Sea and Marryat Inlet, 6 mi. NE of village of Point Hope, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo name meaning "hill" reported in 1950 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) as "Pingoo."

Places Near Pingu Bluff
Bays:

Marryat Inlet,

Capes:

Nuvugalak Point, Tigara Peninsula,

Channels:

Sinuk, Sulupoagaktak Channel,

Cliffs:

Pingu Bluff,

Lakes:

Ipiutak Lagoon, Teshekpak Lake,

Rivers:

Kukpuk River,

Streams:

Sulupoaktak Channel,

Cities:

Point Hope,