Information About

Awuna River

Quick Facts

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Location

69 ° 2' 55" N,
155 ° 27' 48" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

722 ft (220.07 m)

Uses

Awuna River in Detail.

About

heads in swamp at 692000N1584500W and flows E to Colville River 28 mi. SW of head of Ikpikpuk River, Arctic Slope. 200 miles long.

History

Eskimo name; appeared on a fieldsheet by R.K. Lynt and was reported in 1924 by P.S. Smith, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1924. The name is reported to mean "westward" (Uwanmun); the present-day Eskimo name is Sakvailak.

Places Near Awuna River
Rivers:

Awuna River,