Information About

Ayiyak River

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 51' 34" N,
151 ° 58' 26" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

712 ft (217.02 m)

Uses

Ayiyak River in Detail.

About

heads 2 mi. W of Little Chandler Lake, flows NE to Chandler River, 4 mi. SE of Ayiyak Mesa and 51 mi. N of Anaktuvak Pass, Arctic Slope. 58 miles long.

History

Eskimo name used by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologists during the exploration of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4; name given in 1944.

Places Near Ayiyak River
Areas:

North Slope,

Mountains:

Ayiyak Mesa, Gunsight Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Gunsight Pass,

Ridges:

Grandstand Ridge,

Rivers:

Ayiyak River, Siksikpuk River,

Streams:

Autumn Creek, Desolation Creek,

Valleys:

Ningolik Valley, Ninngolik Valley,