Information About

Omalik River

Quick Facts

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Location

70 ° 18' 33" N,
159 ° 50' 9" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

7 ft (2.13 m)

Uses

Omalik River in Detail.

About

heads in lake, flows N and W to Kuk River, 23 mi. S of Wainwright, Arctic Plain.

History

Eskimo name, meaning "chief," obtained in 1924 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Orth was told at Wainwright in 1965 that the name meant "amber."