Information About

Siksikpuk River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Siksikpuk River on The Map

Location

68 ° 51' 41" N,
151 ° 56' 13" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

741 ft (225.86 m)

Uses

Siksikpuk River in Detail.

About

flows NNE to Chandler River, 4 mi. E of Ayiyak Mesa and 51 mi. N of Anaktuvuk Pass, Brooks Range

History

Eskimo name for the hoary marmot (Marmota caligata broweri); sometimes spelled sikrikpak. The name was reported in 1944 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologists during exploration of Naval Petroleum Reserve No.4.

Places Near Siksikpuk River
Areas:

North Slope,

Mountains:

Ayiyak Mesa, Gunsight Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Gunsight Pass,

Ridges:

Grandstand Ridge,

Rivers:

Ayiyak River, Siksikpuk River,

Streams:

Autumn Creek, Desolation Creek,

Valleys:

Ningolik Valley, Ninngolik Valley,