Information About

Anikovik River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Anikovik River on The Map

Location

65 ° 29' 33" N,
167 ° 41' 11" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Elevation

33 ft (10.06 m)

Uses

Anikovik River in Detail.

About

heads in York Mts., flows SW to Bering Sea, 41 mi. NW of Teller, Seward Peninsula High.; 11 miles long.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1900 as "Anakovik" by Brooks (1901, pl. 13 and p. 134), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Schrader and Brooks in 1900 (map 3) speled the name "Onokovuk", and in the same year U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) showed "Onokuruk" on Chart 9380.