Information About

Kigluaik Mountains

Quick Facts

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Location

64 ° 58' 35" N,
165 ° 21' 44" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Elevation

2421 ft (737.92 m)

Uses

Kigluaik Mountains in Detail.

About

trends E-W 40 mi., 30 mi. N of Nome; Seward Peninsula High.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1927 by Captain F. W. Beechey, Royal Navy (RN), as "Kig-low-aie." by E. C. Barnard (in Brooks, 1901, pl. 17), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). "Map of Nome Peninsula" by J. M. Davidson and B. D. Blackeslee showed "Sawtooth Range," the name probably used by early prospectors.