Information About

Ayugatak Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 51' 40" N,
165 ° 47' 54" W

Region

North Slope

Uses

Ayugatak Creek in Detail.

About

heads in Lisburne Hills, flows NE and NW to Chukchi Sea, 11 mi. E of Cape Lisburne, Arctic Slope. 14 miles long.

History

Eskimo name published by Archdeacon Stuck (1920, p.156) as Iyagatak. The present spelling appears to be based on that shown as "Aiaugatak" by D. C. Foote, of Project Chariot. The name is reported to refer to a "T-pole."