Information About

Aucella Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Aucella Creek on The Map

Location

68 ° 28' 3" N,
152 ° 45' 4" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

2087 ft (636.12 m)

Uses

Aucella Creek in Detail.

About

Flows NW to the Kiruktagiak River 8 mi SSW of Castle Mountain, 35 mi. NW of Anaktuvuk Pass, Arctic Slope. 4 miles long.

History

So named in 1950 by W.W. Patton, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because of the abundance of species of Aucella fossil clams, found in the outcrops on the creek.