Information About

Aniyuyaktuvik Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 16' 33" N,
165 ° 30' 13" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

151 ft (46.02 m)

Uses

Aniyuyaktuvik Creek in Detail.

About

Flows SW between Angmakrok and Kayaksak Mts. to the Kukpuk River 1.5 mi SE of Angmakrok Mountain and 15.3 mi NE of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope. 3.5 miles long.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1962 by W. O. Pruitt, University of Alaska, as "ahneeyouyahktuvik" meaning a place where the wind has hardened the snow such that it may be used for building a snow house.