Information About

Monotis Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Monotis Creek on The Map

Location

68 ° 22' 60" N,
152 ° 51' 2" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

2497 ft (761.09 m)

Uses

Monotis Creek in Detail.

About

flows NE to Kiruktagiak River, 13 mi. S of Castle Mtn. and 33 mi. WNW of Anaktuvuk Pass, Brooks Range

History

Named in 1944 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologists during the exploration of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4. for the fossil, Monotis subcircularis abundant on the creek.