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Ipnot (historical)

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Location

68 ° 10' 60" N,
166 ° 1' 0" W

Region

North Slope

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Ipnot (historical) in Detail.

About

site of an Eskimo village on Chukchi Sea coast, at mouth of Isuk Creek, 3 mi. NW of Cape Thompson, Arctic Slope

History

This now abandoned village or camp was reported by Ivan Petroff in the 1880 U.S. Census as "Ip-not," with a population of 40. The 1890 U.S. Census does not list the name. It is reported to mean "bird-place" and was derived from the name of the cliffs at Cape Thompson.