Information About

Shale Wall Bluff

Quick Facts

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Location

69 ° 3' 26" N,
150 ° 52' 11" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

764 ft (232.87 m)

Uses

Shale Wall Bluff in Detail.

About

On the W bank of the Nanushuk River, 16 mi upstream from the mouth of the Anaktuvuk River, 10 mi. SE of Outpost Mtn. and 36 mi. SE of Umiat, Arctic Slope.

History

Named by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologists during the exploration of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4, between 1944 and 1953, "because a name was needed for a type locality for the Shale Wall member of the Seabee formation."

Places Near Shale Wall Bluff
Basins:

Racetrack Basin,

Cliffs:

Schrader Bluff, Shale Wall Bluff, Twin Bluffs,

Ridges:

Rooftop Ridge,

Rivers:

Tuluga River,