Information About

Cache Creek

Quick Facts

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69 ° 23' 49.999" N,
146 ° 5' 51" W


North Slope

Nearest City


Tributary to

Canning River


1020 ft (310.9 m)

Cache Creek in Detail.


flows W through Ikiakpaurak Valley to Canning River, at Shublik I., 45 mi. NW of Mount Michelson, Arctic Slope. 19 miles long.


S. J. Marsh, prospector, wrote, "The 7th of April, 1902, I left the coast alone, hauling 1,250 pounds by relays, and reached Cache Creek on June 1, * * *. After building a cache of rock to protect my supplies I proceeded up the Kooguru (Canning) River * * *" (Brooks, 1906, p. 260).

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