Information About

Kuparuk Mound

Quick Facts

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Location

70 ° 19' 60" N,
148 ° 40' 0" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Kuparuk Mound in Detail.

About

on E side of Fawn Creek, near Beaufort Sea coast, 12 mi. SE of Beechey Point, Arctic Plain.

History

Esimo name given by Ernest de K. Leffingwell in 1911 (1919, p. 41) to a pingo which he used as a triangulation station. It was named for the river.