Information About

Nanuk Lake

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Nanuk Lake on The Map

Location

70 ° 19' 17.618" N,
151 ° 1' 21.375" W

Region

North Slope

Length

1.5 mi (2.41 km)

Uses

Nanuk Lake in Detail.

About

between Nechelik and Sakoonang Channels, in Colville River Delta, Arctic Plain.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1951 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) as "Nanuk Narivanga" meaning "polar bear lake," because "the bear frequent this area to catch fish on the (channel) bars."

Places Near Nanuk Lake
Areas:

Colville River Delta,

Capes:

Tolaktovut Point,

Channels:

Nechelik Channel, Sakoonang Channel, Tamayayak Channel,

Cities:

Nuiqsut,

Lakes:

Nanuk Lake, Oil Lake,

Rivers:

Itkillik River,

Streams:

Fish Creek,

Cities:

Alpine,