Information About

Capaloa

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 38' 45" N,
166 ° 13' 15" W

Region

North Slope

Nearest City

Shishmaref

Elevation

26 ft (7.92 m)

Capaloa in Detail.

About

site of an Eskimo village on Chukchi Sea Coast, at Kapaloak Creek, 0.5 mi. SE of Cape Dyer, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo name obtained by J. B. Driggs, Point Hope missionary, and reported in 1904 by Collier (1906, p. 44) who wrote "An abandoned native settlement here bears the name Capaloa***." See Cape Dyer and Kapaloak Creek.