Information About

Asses Ears

Quick Facts

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Location

65 ° 44' 45" N,
163 ° 11' 22" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

1824 ft (555.96 m)

Uses

Asses Ears in Detail.

About

extend 200 feet above bench, 2 mi. SE of Black Butte and 8 mi. N of Imuruk Lake; Seward Peninsula High.

History

so named August 11, 1816, by Lieutenant Otto von Kotzebue (1821, p. 223), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), because "its summit is in the form of two asses' ears" (Baker, 1906, p. 107). Moffit (1905, pl. 5 and p. 27-28), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).