Information About

Imik Lagoon

Quick Facts

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Location

67 ° 29' 29.28" N,
163 ° 55' 48.453" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Imik Lagoon in Detail.

About

on Chukchi Sea coast, 25 mi. N of Cape Krusenstern, Kotzebue-Kobuk Low.

History

Eskimo name meaning "freshwater," according to U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1950. In 1966, E. S. Burch calls the lagoon "ohkalicksum Tehsayuh" meaning "rabbit lagoon" after the stream by the same name.