Information About

Aniuk River

Quick Facts

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Location

67 ° 58' 54" N,
157 ° 58' 7" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

1050 ft (320.04 m)

Uses

Aniuk River in Detail.

About

heads on S slope of Kavaksurak Mtn., flows SW to Noatak River, Brooks Range; 45 miles long.

History

Eskomo name; recorded on a 1910 fieldsheet by C. E. Giffin probably related in origin to a local Eskimo village called "An-e-yuk", reported by Ensign Howard (in Stoney, 1900, p. 67), U.S. Navy (USN). The name may mean "he goes out" or the trail through the mountains at Howard Pass.

Places Near Aniuk River
Lakes:

Navashak Lake, Sikik Lake,

Rivers:

Aniuk River,

Cities:

Aniuk (historical),