Information About

Lake Makpik

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Lake Makpik on The Map

Location

68 ° 20' 10.598" N,
166 ° 11' 55.945" W

Region

North Slope

Length

1.7 mi (2.74 km)

Elevation

20 ft (6.1 m)

Uses

Lake Makpik in Detail.

About

NE of Aiautak Lagoon, 15 mi. E of Point Hope, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo Name reported in 1956 by Orth to mean "connection (outlet)." It was originally applied to the short stream which connects Makpik Lake to another lake to the north.