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Spooner (historical)

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Location

65 ° 22' 60" N,
164 ° 13' 0" W

Region

Nome (CA)

Elevation

108 ft (32.92 m)

Uses

Spooner (historical) in Detail.

About

at junction of Noxapaga and Kuzitrin Rivers, 32 mi. SW of Imuruk Lake, Seward Peninsula High.

History

Site of a mining camp established about 1901 at the beginning of gold mining in the region; reported that year by Gerdine (in Collier, 1902, pl. 12), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The Spooner Post Office was established in 1902 and discontinued in 1903 (Ricks, 1965, p. 60). By 1906, the name was left off maps.