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Mugum Peak

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Location

63 ° 34' 35" N,
171 ° 9' 27" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Uses

Mugum Peak in Detail.

About

In the NW part of Saint Lawrence Island, 4 mi SE of Taphook Point and 4.2 mi E of the peak of Taphook Mountain, 23 mi. SE of Gambell.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1944 by Lawrence Kulukhan, of Gambell. Orth recorded local usage in 1965 as "Naiwak" or "Nairak," meaning "high mound" or cmount."