Northwest Arctic Borough Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Northwest Arctic Borough Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Note 1: The Cultural Feature "Locales" can be very helpful in getting oriented in a new community.
Note 2: Links for Local Area Search and Driving Directions are below each feature map.

Physical Features
Areas 3
Bars 4
Basins 2
Bays 10
Bends 3
Capes 24
Cliffs 17
Flats 1
Gaps 13
Guts 8
Islands 7
Isthmuses 1
Lakes 83
Pillars 1
Ranges 39
Rapids 1
Ridges 9
Seas 3
Springs 2
Streams 494
Summits 122
Valleys 11
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  • Historical Landmarks: Alaska's National Historic Landmarks