Information About

Speedway Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Speedway Creek on The Map

Location

68 ° 31' 57" N,
152 ° 40' 30" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

1880 ft (573.02 m)

Speedway Creek in Detail.

About

flows N to Castle Creek, 3 mi. SW of Castle Mtn. and 36 mi. NW of Anaktuvuk Pass, Arctic Slope.

History

So named in 1949 by W. W. Patton, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "because the creek is bordered by smooth flat upland surfaces that can be traversed by vehicles on wheels at top speed."