Information About

Verdant Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Verdant Creek on The Map

Location

68 ° 35' 1" N,
153 ° 28' 33" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

1693 ft (516.03 m)

Verdant Creek in Detail.

About

flows N to Okpikruak River 11 mi. S of junction with Okokmilaga River, Brooks Ra

History

So named in 1949 by W. W. Patton, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), during exploration of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4, because "during the summer months the broad valley through which this creek flows supports a thick cover of green tundra vegetation."