Information About

Fortress Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Fortress Creek on The Map

Location

68 ° 38' 1" N,
152 ° 48' 7" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

1444 ft (440.13 m)

Fortress Creek in Detail.

About

flows NE to Ayiyak River, 7 mi. NW of Castle Mtn. and 44 mi. NW of Anaktuvuk Pass, Arctic Slope. 15 miles long.

History

Descriptive name given in 1944 by W. W. Patton, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), during the exploration of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4 for nearby Fortress Mountain.