Information About

Aupuk Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Aupuk Creek on The Map

Location

69 ° 4' 4" N,
154 ° 18' 9" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

604 ft (184.1 m)

Uses

Aupuk Creek in Detail.

About

flows NE to Colville River 21 mi. SE of head of Ikpikpuk River, Arctic Slope; 25 miles long.

History

Named by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1924 for one of Ensign W. L. Howard's Eskimo guides on his trip from the Kobuk River to Point Barrow in the spring of 1886. The name is spelled "Owpuk" in the text (Stoney, 1900, p. 67).

Places Near Aupuk Creek
Mountain Passes:

Angoyakvik Pass,

Rivers:

East Fork Oolamnagavik River,

Streams:

Aupuk Creek, Baby Creek,