Information About

Pikonik Mound

Quick Facts

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Location

70 ° 21' 32" N,
150 ° 35' 13" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

23 ft (7.01 m)

Uses

Pikonik Mound in Detail.

About

between Colville and Miluveach Rivers, 9 mi. S of Harrison Bay, Arctic Plain.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1951 by 1SC&GS to mean "lookout place." It may be from the word "pingoqneq" meaning "high(?)hill."