Information About

Anak Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Anak Creek on The Map

Location

69 ° 14' 35" N,
153 ° 52' 23" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

338 ft (103.02 m)

Uses

Anak Creek in Detail.

About

Flows S to Maybe Creek about 30 mi upstream from its mouth, 21 mi. E of head of Kpikpuk River, Arctic Slope. 11 miles long.

History

Eskimo name (anaq) meaning "excrement," and generally referring to animal dung as a sign for hunting purposes. The name was reported in 1956 by T. E. Taylor, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Anak Creek
Cliffs:

Puivlik Bluff, Starfish Bluff,

Ridges:

Kimikpak Ridge, Kimipak Ridge,

Streams:

Anak Creek, Weasel Creek,