Information About

Tinguk Ridge

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 3' 30" N,
165 ° 16' 30" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

640 ft (195.07 m)

Uses

Tinguk Ridge in Detail.

About

Extends along E bank of Mapsorak Creek, 18 mi ESE of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo name meaning "liver" (tinguaq), probaly referring to the shape of the ridge. Reported in 1950 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) as "Ting-ook."