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Ogotoruk Valley

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Location

68 ° 8' 46" N,
165 ° 41' 12" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

174 ft (53.04 m)

Uses

Ogotoruk Valley in Detail.

About

Comprises land valley, heads at a low pass at the S end of Saligvik Valley, extends approx. 15 miles into the Chukchi Sea, SE of Cape Thompson. Mouth coordinates approximate.

History

Named about 1962 by personnel of Project Chariot, for Ogotoruk Creek. Variant name Ogotoruk Seavalley reported and probably given in 1959 by D.W. Scholl, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).