Wevok, Alaska

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Wevok, Alaska
Unincorporated area
Wevok, Alaska is located in Alaska
Wevok, Alaska
Wevok, Alaska
Location within the state of Alaska
Coordinates: 68°52′19″N 166°5′25″W / 68.87194°N 166.09028°W / 68.87194; -166.09028Coordinates: 68°52′19″N 166°5′25″W / 68.87194°N 166.09028°W / 68.87194; -166.09028
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough North Slope
Government
 • Borough mayor Charlotte Brower[1]
Elevation 56 ft (17 m)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)

Wevok is a former Inuit village in the western part of North Slope Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

Its name is derived from the Inuit name of Cape Lisburne, which lies only 5 km (3.1 mi) to the west. Maximum elevation 17 m (56 ft).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 ACoM Members". Online Resource Center, Alaska Conference of Mayors. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Wevok, Alaska". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.