Information About

Itkillik River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Itkillik River on The Map

Location

70 ° 9' 0" N,
150 ° 56' 20" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Itkillik River in Detail.

About

heads near Oolah Pass in Endicott Mts. at 680400N1500100W, flows NE then NW 220 mi. to Colville River, 25 mi. SW of Harrison Bay, Arctic Plain.

History

John Simpson (1852, v. 3, p. 918) weote that the Colville River receives "a large tributary at thirty miles from its mouth, called the Itkalingkok or Indian River." An Eskimo map drawn on warpping paper by a "Colville" Eskimo at Barrow, about 1900, shows the name "it-kil-lik." Itqiliq does mean "Indian."

Places Near Itkillik River
Channels:

Nechelik Channel, Sakoonang Channel,

Cities:

Nuiqsut,

Lakes:

Nanuk Lake,

Rivers:

Itkillik River,

Cities:

Alpine,