Information About

Tutak Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

67 ° 52' 39" N,
163 ° 40' 18" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

184 ft (56.08 m)

Uses

Tutak Creek in Detail.

About

heads on Kikmiksot Mtn. in Mulgrave Hills, flows NW to Wulik River, and 25 mi. NE of Kivalina, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo name meaning "labret" obtained at Kivalina by Orth in 1956. In 1960, D. C. Foote reported that the stream is called "Seevoochaek" derived from a bluff by the same name.