Information About

Saligvik Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 16' 26" N,
165 ° 35' 43" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

118 ft (35.97 m)

Uses

Saligvik Creek in Detail.

About

Flows NNE through Saligvik Valley, to the Kukpuk River, 1.9 mi SW of Angmakrok Mountain and 13.4 mi NE of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo name reported in 1962 by personnel of Project Chariot as "Saleekvik." It was reported to mean "dodge an arrow" by W. O. Pruitt, University of Alaska.