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Uyaraksivik Hill

Quick Facts

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Location

67 ° 53' 46" N,
164 ° 14' 7" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

249 ft (75.9 m)

Uses

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About

on right bank of Kivalina River 14 mi. NE of Kivalina, Arctic Slope

History

Eskimo name meaning "place where things are buried under stones;" so called because the Eskimo reportedly once buried here for safe keeping, under moss and stones, the caribou they killed; reported in 1966 by E. S. Burch.