Information About

Kapsukalik Lake

Quick Facts

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Location

63 ° 28' 0" N,
170 ° 10' 37" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

82 ft (24.99 m)

Uses

Kapsukalik Lake in Detail.

About

Four mi. SW of the mouth of the Fossil River and 19 mi NE of Siknik Cape, in the north-central part of Saint Lawrence Island.

History

Eskimo name reported by Orth in 1965 to mean "constricted in the middle." The name was recorded in 1949 by Major H. B. Allen, U.S. Air Force (USAF).