Information About

Avgumun Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

70 ° 44' 22" N,
159 ° 18' 7" W

Region

North Slope

Uses

Avgumun Creek in Detail.

About

flows NE to Kugrua River, 18 mi. NE of Wainwright, Arctic Plain. 6 miles long.

History

Eskimo name, "Avanmun," reported in 1956 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to mean "in opposite directions."

Places Near Avgumun Creek
Bays:

Kugrua Bay,

Capes:

Asiniak Point,

Rivers:

Igklo River, Kugrua River,

Streams:

Avgumun Creek,

Cities:

Pingasagruk (historical),