Information About

Valley of Precipices

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 2' 30" N,
150 ° 49' 0" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

2634 ft (802.84 m)

Valley of Precipices in Detail.

About

along Ernie Creek, W of Blackface Mtn., 24 mi. E of Anaktuvuk Pass, Brooks Range

History

So named by Marshall (1956, p. 16), about 1930, who wrote the valley was bounded by high, dark and dangerous looking precipices, surpassing, in my estimation, the grandeur of Yosemite. We called it the Valley of Precipices.