Information About

Kay Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Kay Creek on The Map

Location

68 ° 51' 3" N,
166 ° 12' 49" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

253 ft (77.11 m)

Uses

Kay Creek in Detail.

About

flows SW to Chukchi Sea, 2.5 mi. S of Cape Lisburne, Arctic Slope

History

This appears to be an Eskimo name probably derived from "Keak," a name reported in 1950 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), or a shortened form of the name of a nearby camp called "Kayniktouk" by D. C. Foote, of Project Chariot.