Information About

Kiliguak Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 9' 15" N,
165 ° 42' 15" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

135 ft (41.15 m)

Uses

Kiliguak Creek in Detail.

About

Heading just SW of Ikaknak Pond, flowing SSE 3.6 mi. to Ogotoruk Creek, 7.0 mi E of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo name reported to mean "carcass" and often referring specifically to the remains of the wooly or northern mammoth. Named in 1963 by personnel of Project Chariot after an earlier name, "Mammoth Creek," was changed because of duplication.