Information About

Ahkiwiksnuk Lake

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 1' 38.693" N,
166 ° 11' 35.111" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Elevation

617 ft (188.06 m)

Uses

Ahkiwiksnuk Lake in Detail.

About

Located 4 km (2.5 mi) E of Roberts Mountain and 24 km (15 mi) N of Cape Mendenhall, on Nunivak Island. 0.1 mile wide.

History

Eskimo name for a small lake in a crater; reported in 1949 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) as "Ahkiwixnux." The present spelling is from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in 1952.