Information About

Agiak Lagoon

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 54' 50.259" N,
164 ° 30' 31.857" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Agiak Lagoon in Detail.

About

on Chukchi Sea coast, E of Cape Sabine and W of mouth of Mutaktuk Creek, 38 mi. NW of Mount Kelly, Arctic Slope

History

Eskimo name meaning "to file (or rub)" obtained at Point Lay and reported in 1956 by Orth; so called because the shoreward side of the offshore bar is serrated and resembles teeth of a file (Chapman and Sable, 1960, p.52).

Places Near Agiak Lagoon
Capes:

Cape Sabine,

Hills:

Akporvik Hill,

Lakes:

Agiak Lagoon,

Rivers:

Pitmegea River,

Streams:

Mutaktuk Creek,