Information About

The Notch

Quick Facts

Open in The Map The Notch on The Map

Location

68 ° 25' 21" N,
152 ° 47' 46" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

2349 ft (715.98 m)

The Notch in Detail.

About

narrow and V shaped, cut into a ridge on upper Kiruktagiak River, 11 mi. S of Castle Mtn. and 34 mi. NW of Anaktuvuk Pass, Arctic Slope.

History

Named by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologists, about 1950, as a good descriptive name for this unusual topographic feature.