Information About

Anaktuvuk River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Anaktuvuk River on The Map

Location

69 ° 33' 22" N,
151 ° 28' 4" W

Region

North Slope

Tributaries

Tuluga River,

Elevation

128 ft (39.01 m)

Uses

Anaktuvuk River in Detail.

About

heads at glacier, in Endicott Mts., 680900N1505400W W, flows N to Colville River 7 mi. N of its junction with Chandler River, Arctic Slope; 135 miles long.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1901 by W. C. Mendenhall, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as Anukturuk and corrected to its present spelling by W. J. Peters and F. C. Schrader, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the same year. The name appears to be applied by the Eskimo to the pass at the stream's head.

Places Near Anaktuvuk River
Cliffs:

Uluksrak Bluff,

Lakes:

Ka-ki-ak-tu-dli-ok, Kakiagun Lake,

Rivers:

Anaktuvuk River, Chandler River,

Streams:

Ingaluat Creek, Kikak Creek,