Information About

Shorty River

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 1' 60" N,
163 ° 55' 60" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

315 ft (96.01 m)

Uses

Shorty River in Detail.

About

flows SW and joins Manikam Creek to form Kangnirvik Creek, 25 mi. NE of Kivalina, Arctic Slope.

History

Named for "Shorty" Knox, an Eskimo trapper, whose Eskimo name was "Piiniqsaaq."