Information About

Chert Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Chert Creek on The Map

Location

68 ° 36' 18" N,
152 ° 48' 1" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

1526 ft (465.12 m)

Chert Creek in Detail.

About

flows NE to Ayiyak River at Horseshoe Mtn., 43 mi. NW of Anaktuvuk Pass, Arctic Slope. 5 miles long.

History

Named about 1950 by I. L. Tailleur, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because of the abundance of Chert along the stream.