Information About

Ruby Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Ruby Creek on The Map

Location

67 ° 6' 22" N,
156 ° 54' 55" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

568 ft (173.13 m)

Ruby Creek in Detail.

About

flows N to Shungnak River, 17 mi. NE of Shungnak, Brooks Range

History

Prospectors' name "derived from the ruby garnet," reported by P. S. Smith and H. M. Eakin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (in Brooks and others, 1911, p. 300).