Information About

Ipnelivik River

Quick Facts

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Location

67 ° 42' 33" N,
156 ° 10' 40" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

1699 ft (517.86 m)

Ipnelivik River in Detail.

About

Heading in the Schwatka Mountains at Shishakshinovik Pass, flowing N to the Noatak River, 40 mi. SE of Howard Pass, Brooks Range. 19 miles long.

History

Eskimo name meaning "sheep raising place," derived from "imnaik" ("imnak", meaning "cliff"), the name for the Dallsheep, (Ovis dalli dalli); shown on 1911 fieldsheet by C. E. Giffin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Ipnelivik River
Lakes:

Lake Isiak, Lake Matcharak,

Mountains:

Blind Pass Mountain,

Rivers:

Ipnelivik River,

Streams:

Komakak Creek, Ningyoyak Creek, Nushralutak Creek,