Information About

Avingak Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

69 ° 24' 58" N,
161 ° 21' 17" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

358 ft (109.12 m)

Uses

Avingak Creek in Detail.

About

flows to Kokolik River, 15 mi. N of Archimedes Ridge, Arctic Slope. 28 miles long.

History

Named by Chapman and Sable (1960, p. 52), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). "Avingak" is the Eskimo word for the lemming. The stream was so named because these animals were abundant here during the 1949 field season.

Places Near Avingak Creek
Streams:

Avingak Creek,