Information About

Anaktuvuk Pass

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 8' 47" N,
151 ° 43' 21" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

2182 ft (665.07 m)

Uses

Anaktuvuk Pass in Detail.

About

between headwaters of Anaktuvuk and John Rivers, SE of Soakpak Mtn., Brooks Range;

History

Named by W. J. Peters, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1901. He wrote, "being satisfied that the mountains could be crossed through this pass, which I called Anaktuvuk, from the northward-flowing river that it leads to * * *" (Schrader, 1904, p. 2).