Information About

Okerokovik River

Quick Facts

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Location

69 ° 50' 12" N,
143 ° 25' 17" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

289 ft (88.09 m)

Uses

Okerokovik River in Detail.

About

Heads on the N slope of the Romanzof Mountains at 692300N, 1431600W, and flows N to the Jago River, 18 mi. SE of Barter I., Arctic Plain.

History

Eskimo name reported by Leffingwell (1919, p. 98) to mean "place where there is a blubber cache." Diamond Jenness spells it "Ukerukuvik."

Places Near Okerokovik River
Ridges:

Niguanak Ridge,

Rivers:

Okerokovik River,

Streams:

Igilatvik Creek, Okpirourak Creek,